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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- 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
2. Travelling to Mexico
4. Trees, bookshops and colonial architecture
6. Toltec legends
7. Christmas in Mexico
8. Excursion with Emma
9. Second arrival
10. Reflections in Mérida
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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