Noticias Historicas sobre los Pueblos de Ajuchitlan, Coyuca, Cutzamala, Coahuayutla, Petatlan, Tecpan, Atoyac

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Author: Vargas Rea, Luis (editor) from the library of Professor George M Foster

Year: 1947

Publisher: Biblioteca Aportación Histórica

Place: Mexico City


35 pages. Octavo (8" x 6") issued in wrappers. From the library of George M Foster. First edition limited to 100 copies of which this is number 71.

The original of this manuscript is located in the National Musuem of Mexico and is in volume 182 of Fondo Franciscano.

George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.


Foster's stamp to front wrapper. Corners bumped, spine sunned, pages age toned else a very good copy.


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