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Sliced Iguana - Tree, Isabella
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Tree, Isabella:
Sliced Iguana - First edition

2001, ISBN: 024114051X

Hardcover, ID: 650425729

[EAN: 9780241140512], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Hamish Hamilton, London], MEXICO,ESTADOS UNIDOS DE MEXICANOS,CABRON,CHOCOLATL,BERNAL DIAZ,ZOCALO,FATHER HIDALGO,GRAN CANAL,XOCHIMILCO,TRAJINERAS,TEMPLO MAYOR,BASILICA OF GUADALUPE,CERRO TEPEYAC,PEDRO RAMIREZ VASQUEZ,LAKE PATZCUARO,SAN MIGUEL,OUR LORD THE COLUMN,FRIAR JUAN,VIA CRUCIS,DISCIPLINA,JUCHITAN,ISTHMUS TEHUANTEPEC,MESOAMERICA,ZAPOTEC,OAXACA,BENITO JUAREZ,DIEGO RIVERA,TOLEDO,SANTA CECILIA,MAYAN,TIKAL,PRESIDENT LAZARO CARDENAS,CHIAPAS,HUIPILES,SAN ANDRES LARRAINZAR,LADINOS,TABASCANS,TUXTLA GUTIERREZ,COLECTIVO,CHAMULA,CHUH,COSTUMBRES,NA BOLOM,ZINACANTAN,TARASCUE,DON AMADOR,YUNUEN,HUICHOL,CORA INDIANS,SENATOR ZINSER,, Social Science|Customs & Traditions, Travel|Mexico, Jacket, SUBTITLED: ` Travels in Unknown Mexico'. The author begins with the premise that Mexico (it has more species of reptiles than any other country) can only be `unknown' to the rest of the WORLD because of the shadow effect of the world super-power on its northern border. 317 pages later she concludes with a discussion about the effect of `the chemical-fertilizer programme' on traditional village agriculture. In between she touches on the Gran Canal, Cerro de Tepeyac, the Sanctuary of Atotonilco, garnachas,Zapotecs, and Juchitecos. UNillustrated - except by one MAP. Cond : Boards are orange w/ gilt lettering on spine only. End-papers are carmine. D.J. is also red with white lettering. D.J. graphics incl. the Mexican national symbol (eagle and snake), an iguana and a Madonna. Boards sli. sprung. Corners bumped. gift inscr. by p/o on pre-title. Soiling in several places in text. D.J. crinkled along upper and lower edges, fore points soft. Colours bright, binding decent, no tears, no marks in text. NOT very common !! Quote (p. 193) : " . in the light of their candles. The floor was covered in fresh pine needles and spent candle stubs. In front of me, an attendant was busy scraping at the floor-tiles with a hoe, but as fast as he scraped up the wax, more candles sank into oblivion and even more flickered up from the floor to replace them. " (Mexican bus ticket laid in as book mark.)

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Sliced Iguana - Tree, Isabella
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Tree, Isabella:
Sliced Iguana - First edition

2001, ISBN: 024114051X

Hardcover, ID: 650425729

[EAN: 9780241140512], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Hamish Hamilton, London], MEXICO,ESTADOS UNIDOS DE MEXICANOS,CABRON,CHOCOLATL,BERNAL DIAZ,ZOCALO,FATHER HIDALGO,GRAN CANAL,XOCHIMILCO,TRAJINERAS,TEMPLO MAYOR,BASILICA OF GUADALUPE,CERRO TEPEYAC,PEDRO RAMIREZ VASQUEZ,LAKE PATZCUARO,SAN MIGUEL,OUR LORD THE COLUMN,FRIAR JUAN,VIA CRUCIS,DISCIPLINA,JUCHITAN,ISTHMUS TEHUANTEPEC,MESOAMERICA,ZAPOTEC,OAXACA,BENITO JUAREZ,DIEGO RIVERA,TOLEDO,SANTA CECILIA,MAYAN,TIKAL,PRESIDENT LAZARO CARDENAS,CHIAPAS,HUIPILES,SAN ANDRES LARRAINZAR,LADINOS,TABASCANS,TUXTLA GUTIERREZ,COLECTIVO,CHAMULA,CHUH,COSTUMBRES,NA BOLOM,ZINACANTAN,TARASCUE,DON AMADOR,YUNUEN,HUICHOL,CORA INDIANS,SENATOR ZINSER,, Social Science|Customs & Traditions, Travel|Mexico, Jacket, SUBTITLED: ` Travels in Unknown Mexico'. The author begins with the premise that Mexico (it has more species of reptiles than any other country) can only be `unknown' to the rest of the WORLD because of the shadow effect of the world super-power on its northern border. 317 pages later she concludes with a discussion about the effect of `the chemical-fertilizer programme' on traditional village agriculture. In between she touches on the Gran Canal, Cerro de Tepeyac, the Sanctuary of Atotonilco, garnachas,Zapotecs, and Juchitecos. UNillustrated - except by one MAP. Cond : Boards are orange w/ gilt lettering on spine only. End-papers are carmine. D.J. is also red with white lettering. D.J. graphics incl. the Mexican national symbol (eagle and snake), an iguana and a Madonna. Boards sli. sprung. Corners bumped. gift inscr. by p/o on pre-title. Soiling in several places in text. D.J. crinkled along upper and lower edges, fore points soft. Colours bright, binding decent, no tears, no marks in text. NOT very common !! Quote (p. 193) : " . in the light of their candles. The floor was covered in fresh pine needles and spent candle stubs. In front of me, an attendant was busy scraping at the floor-tiles with a hoe, but as fast as he scraped up the wax, more candles sank into oblivion and even more flickered up from the floor to replace them. " (Mexican bus ticket laid in as book mark.)

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Sliced Iguana : travels in unknown Mexico - Tree, Isabella (1964-)
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Tree, Isabella (1964-):
Sliced Iguana : travels in unknown Mexico - First edition

2001, ISBN: 024114051X

Hardcover, ID: 19926920141

[EAN: 9780241140512], [PU: London : Hamish Hamilton], Social Science|Customs & Traditions, Travel|Mexico, Jacket, Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dust wrapper, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Physical description; vii, 350 p. ; 20 cm. Summary; A journey into the heart of Mexico, with all its conflicting cultures and its distinctive clash of the old and the new. The unifying themes of the book and Mexico's universal loves and hates, its underlying religious faith and superstition, its obsession with death and disguise, feelings of isolation and community, sense of outrage and betryal is its passion for fantasy, idolatry and fiesta, and its love of the land. Isabella visits some of the most intriguing regions of Mexico, from Juchitan, where mothers encourage their sons to be homosexual to avoid paying dowries, to Atotonilco, scene of Easter humiliations and to the Sierra Madre Occidental - home of the Peyote. Subjects; Tree, Isabella (1964-) - Travel - Mexico. Tree, Isabella (1964-) - Journeys - Mexico. Mexico - Description and travel. Mexico - Social life and customs - 20th century. Travel writing. Mexico. Travel / Essays & Travelogues. Genre; Biography. 1 Kg. 350 pp.

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Sliced Iguana - Isabella Tree
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A journey into the heart of Mexico, with all its conflicting cultures and its distinctive clash of the old and the new. The unifying themes of the book and Mexico's universal loves and hates, its underlying religious faith and superstition, its obsession with death and disguise, feelings of isolation and community, sense of outrage and betryal is its passion for fantasy, idolatry and fiesta, and its love of the land. Isabella visits some of the most intriguing regions of Mexico, from Juchitan, where mothers encourage their sons to be homosexual to avoid paying dowries, to Atotonilco, scene of Easter humiliations and to the Sierra Madre Occidental - home of the Peyote. education and reference,general,mexico,travel,travel writing,writing,writing research and publishing guides Travel Writing, Penguin Books Ltd

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SLICED IGUANA: TRAVELS IN UNKNOWN MEXICO - ISABELLA TREE
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SLICED IGUANA: TRAVELS IN UNKNOWN MEXICO - hardcover

2001, ISBN: 9780241140512

ID: 828595657

HAMISH HAMILTON, 2001. Hardcover. Used; Good. Internally good, ex-libris, board good, jacket good, pages good, page edges good, spine good, label on front free endpaper. Ex-library. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase helps support authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Bookbarn International Inventory #264004, HAMISH HAMILTON, 2001

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780241140512
ISBN (ISBN-10): 024114051X
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2001
Publisher: HAMISH HAMILTON

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ISBN/EAN: 024114051X

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0-241-14051-X, 978-0-241-14051-2


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