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by Ronald Wright
Time Among the Maya: Trav. has been added to your Cart. At first this book appears to be merely a travelogue of Wright's journeys through the Maya areas of Mexico and Central America.
Time Among the Maya: Trav. Sure, he gives us the goods on the ancient Maya ruins and archeological treasures, plus a lot of great historical coverage, but these turn out to be the background of a much larger narrative. Instead, Wright spends the bulk of his time visiting with the local people, both modern Mayas and non-Mayas who inhabit these regions today. Therefore we get an excellent sociological study on these peoples.
Ronald Wright (born 1948, London, United Kingdom) is a Canadian author who has written books of travel, history and fiction. His nonfiction includes the bestseller Stolen Continents, winner of the Gordon Montador Award and chosen as a book of the year by The Independent and the Sunday Times. His first novel, A Scientific Romance, won the 1997 David Higham Prize for Fiction and was chosen a book of the year by the Globe and Mail, the Sunday Times, and the New York Times.
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Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 14 years ago. Ronald Wright takes us to Belize, Guatemala and the Yucatan, visiting various archeological sites and people along the way. This is a great travelogue with lots of history included
Published by Thriftbooks. This is a great travelogue with lots of history included.
Time Among the Maya : Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico. By (author) Ronald Wright.
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Richly evocative, skillfully pace. brilliant approach both worlds, Inca and Spanish.
With an introduction by Pico Iyer & a new afterword by the author. Cut Stones & Crossroads. Richly evocative, skillfully pace.
Time Among the Maya - Ronald Wright.
His travels begin in tiny Belize, exploring the jungles and mountains of Guatemala, bloodstained by civil war, and end in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. Embracing history, politics, anthropology, and literature, this book is both a fascinating travel memoir and the study of a civilization. Time Among the Maya - Ronald Wright.
Ronald Wright's journey through time and space takes him to the lands of the ancient Maya, as well as among the five million people who speak Mayan languages and preserve a Mayan identity today. His travels take him to tiny Belize, the jungles and mountains of Guatemala -- bloodstained by a recent civil war -- and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. Embracing history, politics, anthropology, and literature, Time among the Maya is both a fascinating travel memoir and the study of a great civilization.