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The Ancient Cities of the New World

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The Ancient Cities of the New World
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Publisher: Chapman & Hall
ISBN/ASIN: B004J8CO0I
Number of pages: 564

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My wish has been so to write as to be easily understood by all; to this end I have given my book the dual form of a journal as well as a scientific account: in it I recount the history of a civilisation which has long passed away, which is hardly known, or rather which has been systematically misunderstood and misrepresented. My explorations led me to the uplands of Mexico, the first establishments of the civilising race, and enabled me to trace the Toltecs step by step to their highest development in the various regions of Central America.

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