Schwartz, Norman B.
Title Forest Society: A Social History of Peten, Guatemala (The Ethnohistory Series)
Book Condition Good
Publisher University of Pennsylvania Press
0812213165 / 9780812213164
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0812213165 Trade paperback binding. Good. Light to moderate shelf wear to covers/corners; satisfaction guaranteed. Earthlight Books is a family owned and operated, independent bookstore serving Walla Walla, Washington since 1973.
The author contends that for 250 years, roughly from the 1720s to the 1970s, the sociocultural system of Peten endured with remarkable continuity, not in spite of the changes in the hinterland region but, to an important degree, because of them.