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Author Evans, R. Tripp, 1968-
Title Romancing the Maya : Mexican antiquity in the American imagination, 1820-1915 / R. Tripp Evans.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
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 Floor2  F1435 .E88 2004    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 202 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The second discovery of America -- Incidents of transcription : American antiquity in the work of Stephens and Catherwood -- Joseph Smith and the archaeology of Revelation -- The Toltec lens of Desire Charnay -- Bordering on the magnificent : Augustus and Alice Le Plongeon in the Kingdom of Móo.
Subject Mayas -- Antiquities.
Mayas -- Transatlantic influences.
Mayas -- Middle Eastern influences.
Mayas in popular culture.
Archaeological expeditions -- Mexico -- History.
Maya architecture -- Mexico.
Architecture -- Mexico -- Attribution.
Stephens, John L., 1805-1852.
Catherwood, Frederick.
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844.
Charnay, Désiré, 1828-1915.
Le Plongeon, Augustus, 1826-1908.
Le Plongeon, Alice D. (Alice Dixon), 1851-1910.
Cultural property -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0292702477 (cl. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 53901395