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Mexico in Revolution
by Charlotte Cameron


Overview - MEXICO IN REVOLUTION AN ACCOUNT OF AN ENGLISH WOMANS EXPERIENCES fcf ADVENTURES IN THE LAND OF REVOLUTION, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIES OF THE COUNTRY fif THE HIGHLY INTERESTING REMAINS OF AZTEC CIVILISATION BY CHARLOTTE CAMERON, O.  Read more...

 
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MEXICO IN REVOLUTION AN ACCOUNT OF AN ENGLISH WOMANS EXPERIENCES fcf ADVENTURES IN THE LAND OF REVOLUTION, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE PEOPLE, THE BEAUTIES OF THE COUNTRY fif THE HIGHLY INTERESTING REMAINS OF AZTEC CIVILISATION BY CHARLOTTE CAMERON, O. B. E., F. R. G. S. AUTHOR Of TWO YEARS IN SOUTHERN SMI, A WOMAN WINTER W 0TK AMERICA, XOO, OOO MJ IN 80UTM1RN WITH MANY ILLUSTRATIONS PHILADELPHIA J. B. LIPPINCOTT COMPANY PRINTED IN MAY BRITAIN THK A. TKC CM. HNDAK SONK, It is claimed tn be tlw KmitiHt tnswunof Moxiw. I htmthut, iii-H. irtlir the correct time and the pumiim nf tiny, wn-k, mnnthit, tin-. Mtu ot Ihr MIH, m ti stars, Thr stom-w-ihs 7 ton and thf hittuMlvph an-rMrK, iWr. DEDICATED BY GRACIOUS PERMISSION TO H. M. THE QUEEN OF ROUMANIA iX PRINCESS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND AUTHORS NOTE IN dedicating this book to Her Majesty the Queen of Roumania I desire to express not only my own admiration but that of the world at large for her noble deeds, her diplomatic tact, and the salvation of her country when sorely beset by the enemy during the Great War. Her personal and self-sacrificing service to the wounded earned for her the soldiers gratitude and the title of The Angel of Roumania and those who have had the honour of knowing Queen Marie proclaim her to be every inch a Woman every inch a Queen. With homage, c. a CONTENTS CHAPTER I FACE MY ARRIVAL IN MEXICO . . . . . .17 CHAPTER II MEXICO CITY. LAND OF THE AZTECS ... 37 CHAPTER III EXPLORING MEXICO CITY 47 CHAPTER IV HERNANDO CORTES . 62 CHAPTER V XOCHIMILCO AND FLOATING GARDENS . . 8 1 CHAPTER VI WAR is DECLARED 92 CHAPTER VII THE MEXICAN PYRAMIDS 104 CHAPTER VIII SIGHT-SEEING UNDER DIFFICULTIES . . . .112 CHAPTER IX THE BOYSREFORM SCIJOOL . . . . 130 14 Contents CHAPTER X PAGE CHAPULTEPEC CASTILLO 145 CHAPTER XI MAKING AN ARMYS UNIFORMS . . .160 CHAPTER XII SAN ANGEL AND GUADALUPE . . . . .169 CHAPTER XIII CHAPULTEPEC PARK - 183 CHAPTER XIV DAY BY DAY IN MEXICO CITY ..... 199 CHAPTER XV DAYS OF WAR 218 CHAPTER XVI A MALO BAD DAY FOR SENATORS . . . 237 CHAPTER XVII LEAVING MEXICO 25I CHAPTER XVIII ADIOS MEXICO ........ 267 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS THE AZTEC CALENDAR STONE .... Frontispiece FACING PAGE A PUBLIC LETTER WRITER 32 A TYPICAL SCENE IN RURAL MEXICO ... 32 A VIEW FROM MEXICO CITY 40 FLOATING GARDENS ....... 80 AZTEC FLOATING GARDENS AT XOCHIMILCO . . 88 MAGUEY PLANT ....... 96 PAGAN TEMPLE AND CHRISTIAN CHAPEL ... 96 THE TREE OF THE DISMAL NIGHT 104 THE CATHEDRAL AND THE SAGRARIO METROPOLITAN . 104 TEMPLE OF QUETZALCOATL 112 QUETZALCOATL, GOD OF THE AlR . . . 112 THE SACRIFICIAL STONE 152 THE PYRAMID OF THE SUN ...... 152 AZTEC SUN WORSHIPPER . . . . . .160 TLAHUIZCALPAUTECUHTL .... .168 5


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  • ISBN-13: 9781406737233
  • ISBN-10: 1406737232
  • Publisher: Lee Press
  • Publish Date: March 2007
  • Page Count: 300
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.67 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.84 pounds


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