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Look Inside Mexico

A New Spain with Old Friends

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  • Date Published: April 2015
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107502055

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  • Originally published in 1940, this book contains a lively account of a journey through Mexico by John Brande Trend, the first Professor of Spanish at the University of Cambridge. Trend vividly describes important ancient sites such as Cichén Itzá as well as Spanish traditions that he observed while in Mexico. Photographic plates of important artefacts are also included in the text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Spanish influence in Mexico and Mexican history.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: April 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107502055
    • length: 214 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.28kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Travelling to Mexico
    3. Arrival
    4. Trees, bookshops and colonial architecture
    5. Pyramids
    6. Toltec legends
    7. Christmas in Mexico
    8. Excursion with Emma
    9. Second arrival
    10. Reflections in Mérida
    11. Maya
    12. Ophelia, Donna Anna, Elvira and the Pedregal
    13. Lecture tour without lectures
    14. Alphabets for Indians
    15. Mexican Spanish
    16. The new pilgrim fathers
    17. Mixed memories

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    John Brande Trend

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