Forest Society: A Social History of Petén, Guatemala

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990 - History - 367 pages
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The author contends that for 250 years, roughly from the 1720s to the 1970s, the sociocultural system of Petén endured with remarkable continuity, not in spite of the changes in the hinterland region but, to an important degree, because of them.

  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Physical Environment and Population
10
Conquest Depopulation and Colonization 1697 to 1821
31
An Extractive Economy
137
The Impact of Oro Blanco
199
Continuity Change and a New Turn
241
Status Continuity in Peten Eighteenth
295
Glossary
343
Index
361
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Page 348 - Mario. Biografía del Vicealmirante CG Othón P. Blanco Nuñez de Cáceres y fundación de Payo Obispo, México, Secretaría de Marina, Asociación de la Heroica Escuela Naval, AC, Dirección de Acción Cultural, 1976, 29 p.

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