The Maya of East Central Quintana Roo

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Author: Villa Rojas, Alfonso (1906-1998) from the library of professor Robert V Kemper inscribed by the author

Year: 1945

Publisher: Carnegie Institution of Washington

Place: Washington, DC


xii+182 pages with tables, plates,, map, figures and appendices. Quarto (11 1/2" x 9 1/4") bound in original green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front cover. From the library of professor Robert V Kemper. Inscribed by Alfonso Villa Rojas. Publication 559 of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. First edition.

Robert V. Kemper, born in San Diego, California, on November 21, 1945, resided in Dallas, Texas, where he was Professor of Anthropology at Southern Methodist University. He received his Ph.D. in Anthropology in 1971 from the University of California at Berkeley and spent the academic year 1971-1972 there as a National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellow in Mexican American Studies before joining the SMU faculty. At SMU, he served as Chair of the Department of Anthropology, President of the Faculty Senate, and member of the University Board of Trustees. His research interests included migration and urbanization, history of anthropology, community development, tourism, Mexico, and the United States. His numerous publications include Anthropologists in Cities (1974), Migration and Adaptation: Tzintzuntzan Peasants in Mexico City (1977), Migration Across Frontiers: Mexico and the United States (1979), (2002), and Urban Life (5th ed., 2010). He has served as President of the Society for Latin American Anthropology and the Society for Urban Anthropology, as well as editor of Human Organization, editor for Social-Cultural Anthropology of the American Anthropologist, and associate editor for Urban Anthropology.


Kemper's stamp to front paste down. Villa's inscription to introduction page. Corners bumped, some soiling and staining to cover else a very good copy.

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