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SCHOLES, France V. and Ralph L. ROYS, with the assistance of Eleanor B. Adams and Robert S. Chamberlaon. The Maya Chontal Indians of Acalan-Tixchel : A Contribution to the History and Ethnography of the Yucatan Peninsula. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, (1968). Second Edition. Pp 565. Maps. Lg 8vo, green cloth. Contents : 1. Introduction; 2. The Chontal of Tabasco and their Neighbors; 3. The Province of Acalan; 4. Aboriginal History of Acalan; 5. The Coming of the Spaniards; 6. Developments in Yucatan, Tabasco, and Acalan, 1526-1550; 7. The Impact of the Conquest in Acalan; 8. The Pueblo of Tixchel; 9. The Zapotitlan Episode; 10. Developments in the Tixchel Area, 1574-1604; 11 . The Missions of Las Montanas; 12. The Pretensions of Francisco Maldonado; 13. Decline of the Tixchel Area in the Seventeenth Century ; 14. Conclusion.. "The preparation of this volume was prompted by the discovery in the Archivo General de Indias, Sevilla, of a unique text in theChontal language spoken at the time of the Spanish conquest by Indians of Tabasco and the nearby province of Acalan. This document was found in the summer of 1933 by Dr. Scholes during a routine search of a series of papers relating to the services of conquerors and colonists of New Spain. The Textand accompanying documents, together with other materials from the same ar chive, describe the history of the Acalan people from preconquest times to the seventeenth century." - from the preface. Very good in dustjacket. A nice copy. 120.00
Title: Maya Chontal Indians of Acalan-Tixchel : A Contribution to the History and Ethnography of the Yucatan Peninsula. Second Edition in dustjacket.
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