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Incidents of travel in America

Vere Foster

Incidents of travel in America

A lecture delivered in the Rosemary Street Lecture Hall, Belfast, on the 27thJanuary, 1879.

by Vere Foster

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Published by Northern Whig in (Belfast .
Written in English


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Other titlesNorthern Whig.
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21449192M

Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land () Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia and Poland () Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatán, Vols. 1 & 2 () (Reissued by Cambridge University Press, ISBN ) Incidents of Travel in Yucatán, Vols. 1 & 2 () NotesAlma mater: Columbia College, Litchfield Law School. Review of Incidents of Travel in Central America.. The book contained some good insight on the areas in question. The author provided a great level of detail of his journey, but I was looking for more of a historical writing of the region. It appears that I went in to the book with a different set of expectations than what I got from it.

Stephens' two expeditions to Mexico and Central America in and yielded the first solid information on the culture of the Maya Indians. The books in this two-volume set relate his archeological discoveries and exploration of ruined cities, monuments, and temples with penetrating and exciting narrative. Remarkably realistic illustrations by Frederick Catherwood double the appeal of the. Civilizations > Mayan # in Books > Travel > South America > General # in Books > History > Americas > Mexico Now here's a publishing phenomenon. Stephens publishes his first book on the Maya and it is hailed by Edgar Allen Poe, among others, as "perhaps the most interesting book of travel .

  Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Incidents of travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan Item Preview Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. First edition in Pages: John Lloyd Stephens and his traveling companion Frederick Catherwood are probably the most famous couple of Mayan explorers. Their popularity is linked to their best-selling book Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatán, first published in Incidents of Travel is a series of anecdotal tales about their travel in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras visiting the ruins of many Author: Nicoletta Maestri.


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Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan (Volume 2) by John L. Stephens Paperback $ Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by by:   Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan is a remarkable work of archaeological discovery.

Stephens’ book is essential reading for anyone interested in the civilizations of Central America and the archaeological remains that have left behind/5(57). But Stephen's two expeditions to Mexico and Central America in and yielded the first solid information on the culture of the Maya Indians.

In this work, and in his other masterpiece Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, he tells the story of his travels to some 50 ruined Mayan cities/5(41). John Lloyd Stephens's Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan is, to my mind, one of the greatest works of 19th century U.S.

hisorians, ranking on a par with the likes of Francis Parkman, William H. Prescott, and John Lothrop Motley/5. Stephens' account of his travels with partner and illustrator Frederick Catherwood reads like an old-fashioned adventure story combined with history and the sheer thrill of discovery as Stephens and Catherwood make their way through Central America during a time of major political upheaval, battling dense jungles, rugged and often impassable terrain, illness, and even sharks while in a leaky boat to 4/5.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Incidents of Travel in Central America: Chiapas and Yucatan, Volume /5(5). LibraryThing Review User Review - orchid - LibraryThing.

John Stephens was an American diplomat sent by the U.S. government in the s to establish contact with the people of Central America and Southern Mexico, and in many cases was the first white 5/5(1). First edition of Stephens's companion volume to "Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan" first published in "Stephens provided accurate, detailed descriptions of the ruins, and he was the first to establish that the many Mayan sites were part of a single civilization that existed up to the time of the Spanish conquest and that the Indians were the direct descendants of that civilization".

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan By JOHN L. STEPHENS, author of “Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petra and the Holy Land,” et cetera; 2 vols.

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New ed by Stephens, John L. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan, Volume I (Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan Book 1) John L.

Stephens. out of 5 /5(57). It includes extensive accounts of 44 Maya sites as well as of Yucatan folkways, manners, dress, ceremonies, amusements—all of which makes this a great travel book. Now published in a single-volume edition, Incidents of Travel in Yucatan captures for the modern reader and traveler the excitement of archaeological exploration and discovery/5(10).

Stephens' previous book, Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan, 2 Vols was a great adventure story and had me flipping pages just to see how these men would actually make it back home alive at some points in the narrative.

This one continues their travels a couple of years later, this time through the Yucatan, where they made a circuit of several ruins from Copán to Tulum/5. As I indicated in my review of Volume I, Stephens's Incidents of Travel is a classic that is of the same caliber as other great American historians such as William H.

Prescott, Francis Parkman, and John Lothrop Kiel Bryant rated it it was amazing/5. BOOKS ABOUT YUCATÁN: The best book of any kind about the Yucatán Peninsula, and it's more than years old. This is the book that made the Maya ruins of the region famous to the world.

John Lloyd Stephens, a lawyer who found fame as a writer, wrote a series of travel books, including two about his travels in Central America and Mexico.4/5.

Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan 2 volumes Stephens, John Lloyd Published by Harper & Brothers New York ().

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by the late john lloyd stephens. with numerous engravings. revised from the latest american edition, with additions, by frederick catherwood. london: arthur hall, virtue & co 23 paternoster row