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Yucatán: Before and After the Conquest

Only significant account done of Yucatán in post-Conquest era. Describes geography and natural history of the peninsula, gives brief history of Mayan life, discusses Spanish conquest and its effects, and provides a long summary of Maya civilization. Translator William Gates has added appendices, 4 maps, and over 120 illustrations.

Author(s)

Friar Diego de Landa; trans. William Gates

Categories

CLAS Resources

Grade Levels

9–12, College

Location

CLAS Lending Library

Availability

Available