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Sons of the Shaking Earth

"Wolf drew on anthropology, archaeology, history, and geography to mold a magnificent, sweeping, and beautifully written synthesis. With style and deep personal engagement he unraveled the complexity of Mexico and Guatemala’s past with its multiple ethnicities, many languages, and environmental diversity. . . . Armies of graduate students have challenged many of the details, but the book stands as a monument to a time when social scientists were able to think large thoughts and write elegant English"—Foreign Affairs, Significant Books of the Last 75 Years.

312 pages | Illus. | 5.30 x 7.90 | © 1959

History: Latin American History

Table of Contents

I. The Face of the Land
II. Generations of Adam
III. Confusion of Tongues
IV. Rise of the Seed-Planters
V. Villages and Holy Towns
VI. Coming of the Warriors

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