Travels Amongst American Indians (Book published April 19, 2018

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Author  Lindesay Brine
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   April 19, 2018
ISBN  1330540425
Pages  510

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Excerpt from Travels Amongst American Indians: Their Ancient Earthworks and Temples; Including a Journey in Guatemala, Mexico and Yucatan, and a Visit to the Ruins of Patinamit, Utatlan, Palenque and Uxmal

It was with the vague expectation that I should observe, either amongst the earthworks in the North or in the constructions at Palenque and Uxmal, analogies with the works of other races in Asia or Polynesia, that the travels described in this volume were undertaken. After my arrival in England a brief paper upon the subject of those travels, so far as they related to Guatemala and Mexico, was read before the British Association in Edinburgh and was afterwards published in 1872 under the title of The Ruined Cities of Central America.

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