Indios de America
Publisher: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
Place: Mexico City
558 pages with index. Royal octavo (9 1/4" x 6 3/4") bound in original publisher's wrappers. Inscribed by the author to Professor Anibal Buitron. First edition limited to 1000 copies.
Anibal Buitron Born 22 January 1914 in Otavalo, Ecuador. Earned master's degree in anthropology at University of Chicago in 1950. Had a Gugenheim Fellowship in 1949. Co-author (with the anthropologist John Coller) of the well-known book The Awakening Valley (1949). During his career he worked with the Pan American Union (of the Organization of American States) and with UNESCO. In these positions he played important roles in the development of indigenista-oriented anthropology in Latin America. Retired to Watsonville, California. Died sometime before 2006.
Inscribed on front end paper. Foxing, edge wear, corners bumped else a very good copy.
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