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Author Schwartz, Norman B.

Title Forest society : a social history of Petén, Guatemala / Norman B. Schwartz.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1990]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  F1465.1.P47 S37 1990    AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [344]-360) and index.
Contents Physical environment and population -- Conquest, depopulation, and colonization, 1697 to 1821 -- Social continuity and economic stagnation, 1821 to the 1890s -- La chiclería : an extractive economy -- The impact of oro blanco -- Conclusion : continuity, change, and a new turn.
Audience 1420L Lexile
Subject Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Petén (Department) -- History.
Mayas -- History.
Ladino (Latin American people) -- History.
Ethnic relations -- Guatemala -- Petén (Department)
Chicle industry -- Guatemala -- Petén (Department)
Petén (Guatemala : Department) -- Economic conditions.
Petén (Guatemala : Department) -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0812282485 cloth
0812213165 paperback

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