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1 1843 Conquest of Mexico
by Prescott 1796-1859
369,000W 1,476 24:35:44 695M
1 Ancient Aztecs
2 Aztec Law
3 Aztec Human Sacrifice
4 Aztec Astronomy
5 Aztec Agriculture
6 Tescakoogans
7 1516-8 Discovery of Mexico
8 Herdando Cortez
9 Jealousy of Alasques, Cortez's Adventures
10 Conversion of Natives
11 Voyage down Coast & Interview with Aztecs
12 Montezuma
13 Soldier
14 Fleet Sunk, Embassy from Aztec
11 1877 Mayas, Sources of Their History Dr Le Plongeon in Yucatan, His Account of Discoveries
by Salisbury, Stephen
43,184W 173 2:53
2 1843 Life in Mexico
by Madame Calderón de la Barca 1804-82
356,500W 1,426 23:45:22 652M
8 1901 Hernando Cortez Makers of History
by Abbott, John S C (John Stevens Cabot)
66,444W 266 4:26
1 DISCOVERY OF MEXICO
2 EARLY LIFE OF CORTEZ
3 VOYAGE TO MEXICO
4 FOUNDING A COLONY
5 TLASCALANS SUBJUGATED
6 MARCH TO MEXICO
7 METROPOLIS INVADED
8 BATTLE OF DISMAL NIGHT
9 CAPITAL BESIEGED & CAPTURED
10 CONQUEST CONSUMMATED
11 EXPEDITION TO HONDURAS
12 LAST DAYS OF CORTEZ
12 1200s Incan Creation Stories
By Various
22,000W 88 1:27:45 80 3M
1 Shepard & Suns Daughter
2 Viracocha & Incas Coming
3 2nd Age & creation of man
4 Old Freedoms
5 1st Settlers in Cuzco
6 Incan Tyrrany
7 Incan Origin in Cuzco
8 Incan History
9 Arrival at Cuzco
10 Pachacuti Inca Yupanqui's Death
11 Sun Festival
12 Pachacutec
13 3 Incan Prayers to Viracocha
4 Insurgent Mexico
by John REED 1887 - 1920
149,500W 598 8:47:52
1 Dedication: On Border
2 Urbina's Country
3 Lion of Durango at Home
4 General Goes to War
5 La Tropa on March
6 White Nights at Zarca
7 'Quien Vive?'
8 Outpost of Revolution
9 5 Musketeers
10 Last Night
11 Coming of Colorados
12 Meester's Flight
13 Elizabetta
14 Villa Accepts A Medal
15 Rise of a Bandit
16 Peon in Politics
17 Human Side
18 Funeral of Abram Gonzales
19 Villa & Carranza
20 Rules of War
21 Dream of Pancho Villa
22 Dona Luisa's Hotel
23 Duello a la Frigada
24 Saved by a Wrist-watch
25 Symbols of Mexico
26 'On to Torreon!'
27 Army at Yermo
28 1st Blood
29 On Cannon Car
30 At Gates of Gomez
31 Companeros Reappear
32 Bloody Dawn
33 Artillery Comes Up
34 Battle
35 Between Attacks
36 Outpost in Action
37 Contreras' Men Assault
38 Night Attack
39 Fall of Gomez Palacio
40 Carranza - An Impression
41 El Cosmopolita
42 Happy Valley
43 Los Pastores
5 1919 MAKING OF NATIONS SOUTH AMERICA
BY W H KOEBEL 1872-1923
119,500W 478 7:57:45 109M
1 CONTINENT IN PRE-SPANISH DAYS
2 COLUMBUS
3 SPANISH CONQUISTADORES
4 DISCOVERY & EARLY HISTORY OF BRAZIL
5 CONQUEST OF PERU
6 SPANIARD & NATIVE
7 COLONIZATION OF SOUTH
8 GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH AMERICAN COLONIES
9 FOREIGN RAIDS ON SPANISH COLONIES
10 FOREIGN RAIDS ON PORTUGUESE COLONIES
11 COLONY OF PERU
12 COLONY OF CHILE
13 COLONIES OF PARAGUAY & RIVER PLATE
14 NORTHERN COLONIES
15 LAST DAYS OF EMPIRE
16 WAR OF INDEPENDENCE
17 BRAZIL FROM COLONY TO EMPIRE
18 EMPIRE OF BRAZIL
19 FROM EMPIRE TO REPUBLIC
20 MODERN BRAZIL
21 INDEPENDENCE OF SPANISH AMERICA
22 REPUBLIC OF PERU
23 REPUBLIC OF PARAGUAY
24 PARAGUAYAN WAR
25 REPUBLIC OF CHILE
26 REPUBLICS OF RIVER PLATE
27 NORTHERN REPUBLICS
7 1920 History of Cocoa Chocolate
by Arthur William Knapp 1880-1939
71,250W 285 4:45:26 130M
1 Cocao & Chocolate, Sketch of their history
2 Cacao & it's cultivation
3 Harvesting & Preparation for a market
4 Cacao Productiona & Sale
5 Manufacture of Cocao & Chocolate
6 Manufacture of Chocolate
7 Byproducts of Cacao & Chocolate industry
8 Composition & food value of cocao & chocolate
9 Adulteration & need for definitions
10 Consumption of Cacao
10 3200 BC Popol Vuh
By Various
47,500W 190 3:09:41 86 8M
6 1917 History of Spanish Conquest of Yucatan & of Itzas Papers of Peabody Museum of American Archaeology & Ethnology, Hard University V7
by Means, Philip Ainsworth 87,314W 350 5:50
1 1445 PRE-COLUMBIAN HISTORY OF MAYAS & ITZAS
1 Migratory period
2 Golden Age or Old Empire of Maya
3 Colonization period
4 Transitional period
5 Renaissance or League period
6 period of Toltec mercenaries
7 Disintegration
8 Note: Cogolludo's account of early history of Mayas & of some of their customs
2 1445 - 1697 POLITICAL, SOCIAL, & GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES OF ITZA STATE
1 significance of Itzas
2 location of Peten or Tayasal
3 Description of Peten & its surroundings
4 lake neither rises nor falls
5 temples of Tayasal described by Avendaño
6 palace of Canek, Chief of Itzas
7 districts of Peten Itza
8 Extent of Itza dominion under Chief Canek
9 Quincanek
10 Further information about region
11 Itzas described
3 1517 - 26 1ST SPANISH ENTRADAS INTO YUCATAN
1 1st Spaniards in Yucatan
2 1517 Francisco Hernandez de Cordoba
3 1518 Juan de Grijalva & others
4 1519 Cortes in Mexico
5 1524 - 5 Villagutierre's account of entrada of Cortes
6 Cortes starts for Honduras
7 Cortes arrives at Izancanac
8 Description of large town
9 Spaniards suspect treachery
10 Indians explain why their town was deserted
11 Cortes takes leave of them in friendly spirit
12 deer hunt
13 army of Cortes proceeds on its way
14 lake
15 They capture an Indian
16 Indian is sent to Tayasal
17 Some Indians come to Cortes from Tayasal
18 Canek himself comes & is courteously received
19 Canek hears Mass & promises to put away his idols
20 Cortes goes to Tayasal with Canek
21 Itzas give Cortes news of Olid
22 Cortes takes leave of Canek, leaving Morzillo
23 Idols not burnt
24 Cortes arrives in Honduras
25 Comparison of Villagutierre with other authorities
26 Canek's attitude toward Cortes
4 1526 - 42 ENTRADA OF FRANCISCO DE MONTEJO & HIS SON,& ARRIVAL OF FRANCISCANS
1 Francisco de Montejo & his son
2 Montejo's preparations & sacrifices
3 He sets out
4 Montejo & his men go along shore of Yucatan
5 Description of campaign
6 Dávila & Vazquez search vainly for gold in region of Chetemal
7 Foundation of Villa Real de Chetemal
8 Hardships of those who were at Chichen
9 Continual misfortunes
10 Chichen Itza & Villa Real both deserted
11 Dávila goes to Honduras
12 1535 Elder Montejo goes to Tabasco
13 1535 Franciscans enter Yucatan
14 1537 Renewal of subjection of Yucatan by Montejo
15 Hostility of Indians
16 Elder Montejo's instructions to his son
17 1540 - 1 Younger Montejo founds Campeche,
18 Tutul Xiu of Mani offers his aid
19 1542 - 3 Foundation of Merida & of Valladolid
20 Bishop Bartolomé de las Casas arrives in Yucatan
5 1618 ENTRADA OF PADRES FUENSALIDA & ORBITA
1 name Canek
2 Increased power of Itzas
3 mock embassy from Tayasal
4 mock embassy considered to be rebellion
5 new period in history of Itzas
6 Fuensalida & Orbita
7 Preliminaries to departure of Padres
8 Briceño's opposition
9 Padres set out
10 Their route
11 journey up river from Tipu
12 Arrival at Tipu
13 Events at village of Tipu
14 friendliness of Carrillo & Indians
15 Don Christoval Na, Cacique of Indians of Tipu
16 Francisco Cumux goes with embassy to Canek
17 Cumux returns from Canek with 2 chiefs of Tayasal
18 2 chiefs are cordially received
19 Padres prepare to travel to Tayasal
20 Delays: Padres' anger
21 return to Tipu
22 All precautions taken, they set out once more
23 Lake Yaxha is crossed: arrival at Lake Zacpeten
24 Padres camp beside Lake Peten
25 Padres arrive at Tayasal & are well received
26 Mass is said
27 Fuensalida preaches: Orbita destroys an idol
28 Padres urge Itzas to be Christians
29 They refuse because appointed time has not come
30 After a few days Padres leave Tayasal
6 1621 - 4 ENTRADA OF PADRE FRAY DIEGO DELGADO & EVENTS THAT FOLLOWED
1 Padre Fray Diego Delgado's offer to christianize Itzas
2 Delgado travels to convent of Xecchacan
3 He is well provided with guides & other Indians
4 Zaclun
5 proposal of Mirones
6 Mirones & Governor make an agreement
7 Mirones raises an army for his entrada
8 Mirones arrives at Zaclun
9 wanton & foolish oppression caused by Mirones
10 Delgado opposes Mirones
11 Delgado determines to anticipate Mirones
12 Delgado's message to Canek
13 Delgado receives permission from Canek to come to Tayasal
14 treachery of Itzas
15 Delgado & others are put to death
16 Mirones sends Ek after Delgado
17 Revolt of Indians
18 epidemic of apostasy: 3rd phase of conquest of Itzas begins
7 1694 - 5 EARLY HISTORY OF GUATEMALA & ENTRADA FROM THAT COUNTRY
1 Indian tribes of Guatemala
2 Account of Cakchiquel & Quiché
3 government & cities of Cakchiquel & Quiché
4 Spanish conquest
5 Gallegos & Delgado
6 Indians are friendly to them
7 route taken by 2 Padres
8 Several villages founded
9 Dominicans & Franciscans
10 Struggles between Dominicans & Indians
11 1689 inception of plan to subdue Itzas,
12 Soberanis ordered to coöperate
13 Ursua to succeed Soberanis in office
14 letter from Ursua y Arizmendi to King of Spains
15 King grants all that Ursua asks
16 President Barrios aids in undertaking
17 Arrangements for entrada: supplies, etc
18 voluntary contributions
19 Quarrels between Soberanis & Bishop of Yucatan
20 President Barrios decides to join entrada in person
21 expedition sets out from Guatemala City
22 Events at Huehuetenango
23 Ursua's activities
24 army sets out from Yucatan for Montaña
25 Padres Cano & Avendaño y Loyola
26 Cano's account of entrada from Guatemala
27 route followed by Cano
28 Chols & Mopanes
29 From Mopan to lake
30 Cano advises return
31 Explanations of their withdrawal sent to Guatemala
32 decree of General Assembly
33 Quarrels among soldiers & officials
34 writers of decree punished
8 1695 - 9 1ST & UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPT MADE BY FRAY ANDRÉS DE AVENDAÑO Y LOYOLA TO REACH ITZAS OF TAYASAL
1 Preparations for journey
2 start
3 Indian singers
4 Arrival at Cauich
5 Departure from Cauich
6 Aguada of Hobon Ox: Chunzalam, Vecanxan
7 Nohhalal, Ayn, Sucte
8 Kata-Kal
9 Nohku
10 Nohvecan
11 Hardships suffered by Padres
12 Oppol: a bridge built across a river
13 Tanche
14 Deserted village of Temchay
15 Nohpek
16 Nohthub
17 Bacechac
18 Buete
19 Lack of supplies
20 Paredes seizes some farms
21 51 Indians of Buete surrender
22 Avendaño argues with Paredes about his plundering
23 royal decrees are mentioned by Avendaño
24 Paredes promises to return plunder
25 Paredes fails to keep his word
26 Tzucthok, once before reduced, had rebelled
27 Padres endeavor to instruct Indians
28 captains promise to give warning before fighting
29 skirmish
30 avarice of Paredes
31 Chunpich is reached
32 Zuviaur goes to Itzas: Padres return
33 Further troubles
34 Padres determine to get to Itzas some other way
35 Letter to captains
36 Governor Ursua vexed by captains' letter
37 Return to Merida
9 2ND ENTRADA OF PADRE AVENDAÑO
1 Orders of Governor
2 Departure of Avendaño
3 same route followed as before: Batcab is reached
4 Chuntucí
5 hardships of journey
6 Approaching Itzas
7 Tan Xuluc Mul: temples on great height
8 Chakan Itza
9 Chakan Itzas
10 Treatment of natives
11 Padres please other Indians by means of little gifts
12 Padres renew their march
13 Nich
14 Indians arrive from Tayasal
15 Bravery of Avendaño
16 landing at Tayasal: idol
17 At temple
18 Padres read letters
19 curiosity of Itzas
20 baptism performed
21 Other Caciques arrive
22 Caciques in war paint
23 Avendaño makes inquiries to their manner of reckoning time
24 Avendaño explains prophecies
25 Objection of Covoh
26 Discussion with Canek & others
27 Friendliness of Canek
28 Demonstrations against Canek
29 Leniency promised by Padres
30 Avendaño takes steps to protect Itzas from further molestation
31 letter of counsel
32 Before leaving Tayasal, Avendaño shames Covoh
33 hatred of Chakan Itzas for Padres increases
34 Canek helps Padres to escape
35 Paredes' stupidity: plot of Chakan Itzas
36 Chakan Itzas are foiled by God
37 departure of Padres from Tayasal
38 Avendaño goes eastward to Yalain
39 Trouble with soldiers
40 Padres suffer hardships & lose their way
41 Hard travel in wilderness for 15 days
42 Miracle of bent branch
43 uncomfortable night
44 Great want of food
45 situation grows still worse
46 They find some miraculous honey
47 2 Padres go ahead
48 desperate situation
49 They find some edible thistles
50 Some hills are reached
51 Deserted buildings
52 False hopes: further hardships
53 They face starvation
54 sign from our Lady of Apparition
55 They climb some high hills
56 Avendaño left alone
57 miracle of sapote
58 Rescued
59 What had happened to Indians whom Avendaño sent off
60 messenger from Tayasal
61 Reasons for Avendaño's distrust
10 1695 - 6 CONSUMMATION OF CONQUEST OF TAYASAL BY SPANIARDS
1 expedition from Guatemala reaches Cahabon
2 Preliminary movements & plans
3 fate of Diaz de Velasco: Amezquita follows him
4 Conclusion of subjection of Itzas begun
5 Paredes is ordered to march to Los Dolores
6 Canek's ambassador, Can, arrives at Merida
7 Zuviaur goes to lake
8 Ursua determines to take vigorous measures
9 Lawsuits between Soberanis & Ursua
10 Captain Paredes at Tzucthok
11 Captain Hariza at Tipu
12 Cacique Cintanek's villages
13 Can's report
14 commands of King Charles 2
15 Soberanis & Ursua in agreement at last
16 part to be taken by Indian villages
17 road completed as far as lake
18 Quincanek feigns friendliness
19 hostilities begin
20 captains urge Ursua to fight: battle
21 Tayasal becomes a Spanish possession
22 Later history of Tayasal
11 APPENDICES
1 Question of Orthography
2 Dialect of Peten
3 1501 - 1800 Maps of Yucatan,
4 Itinerary of Avendaño, together with geographical information
3 1909 Mexico Its Ancient & Modern Civilisation, History, Political Conditions, Topography, Natural Resources, Industries & General Development
by Enock, C Reginald (Charles Reginald) 134,670W 539 8:59
1 1ST RECONNAISSANCE 1
1 Romance of history
2 2 entrance ways
3 Vera Cruz
4 Orizaba
5 Great Plateau
6 Fortress of Ulua
7 Sierra Madre
8 Topographical structure
9 Gulf coast
10 Tropical region
11 Birds, animals, & vegetation of coast zone
12 Tierra caliente
13 Malaria
14 Foothills
15 Romantic scenery
16 General configuration of Mexico
17 Climatic zones
18 Temperate zone
19 Cold zone
20 Cordillera
21 Snow-capped peaks
22 Romance of mining
23 Devout miners
24 Subterranean shrines
25 great deserts
26 Sunset on Great Plateau
27 Coyotes & zopilotes
28 Irrigated plantations
29 Railways
30 Plateau of Anahuac
31 cities of mesa central
32 Spanish-American civilisation
33 Romance of Mexican life
34 Mexican girls, music & moonlight
35 peones & civilisation
36 American comparisons
37 Pleasing traits of Mexicans
38 foreigner in Mexico
39 Picturesque mining-towns
40 Wealth of silver
41 Conditions of travel
42 Railways
43 Invasions
44 Lerdo's axiom
45 Roads & horsemen
46 Strong religious sentiment
47 Popocatepetl & Ixtaccihuatl
48 Sun-god of Teotihuacan
49 City of Mexico
50 Valley of Mexico
51 Sierra Madre
52 Divortia aquarum of continent
53 Volcano of Colima
54 Forests & ravines
55 Cuernavaca
56 trail of Cortes
57 Acapulco
58 Romantic old haciendas
59 Tropic sunset
60 Unexplored Guerrero
61 Perils & pleasures of trail
62 Sunset in Pacific Ocean
2 DAWN OF MEXICO: TOLTECS & AZTECS 20
1 Lake Texcoco
2 Valley of Anahuac
3 Seat of Aztec civilisation
4 Snow-capped peaks
5 Pyramids of Teotihuacan
6 Toltecs
7 1st Aztecs
8 eagle, cactus, & serpent
9 Aztec oracle & wanderings
10 Tenochtitlan
11 Prehistoric American civilisations
12 Maya, Incas
13 Quito & Peru
14 dawn of history
15 Toltec empire
16 Rise, régime, fall
17 Quetzalcoatl
18 Otomies
19 Chichemecas
20 Nezahualcoyotl
21 Astlan
22 7 tribes & their wanderings
23 Mexican war-god
24 Teocallis
25 Human sacrifices
26 Prehistoric City of Mexico
27 Causeways
28 Aztec arts, kings, & civilisation
29 Montezuma
30 Guatemoc
31 Impressions of Spaniards
32 golden age of Texcoco
33 Vandalism of Spanish archbishop
34 poet-king & his religion
35 Temple to Unknown God
36 Aztecs & Incas compared
37 Tlascalans
38 Otomies
39 Cholula
40 Mexican tribes
41 Aztec buildings
42 Prehistoric art
43 Origin of American prehistoric civilisation
44 Biblical analogies
45 Supposed Asiatic & Egyptian origins
46 Aboriginal theory
3 STRANGE CITIES OF EARLY MEXICO
1 Principal prehistoric monuments
2 Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan
3 Pyramids of Teotihuacan
4 Toltec sun-god
5 Pyramid of Cholula
6 Pyramids of Monte Alban
7 Ruins of Mitla
8 Remarkable monoliths & sculpture
9 Beautiful prehistoric stone-masonry
10 Ruins of Palenque
11 Temple of Sun, & others
12 Stone vault construction
13 Tropical vegetation
14 Ruins of Yucatan
15 Maya temples
16 Architectural skill
17 Temples of Chichen-Ytza
18 Barbaric sculpture
19 Effect of geology on building
20 Aztec civilisation
21 Land & social laws
22 Slavery
23 Taxes, products, roads, couriers
24 Analogy with Peru
25 Aztec homes & industries
26 War, human sacrifice, cannibalism
27 History, hieroglyphics, picture-writing
28 Irrigation, agriculture, products
29 Mining, sculpture, pottery
30 Currency & commerce
31 Social system
32 Advent of white man
4 CORTES & CONQUEST
1 Landing of Cortes
2 Orizaba peak
3 dawn of conquest
4 Discovery of Yucatan
5 Velasquez & Grijalva
6 Life & character of Cortes
7 Cortes selected to head expedition
8 Departure from Cuba
9 Arrival at Yucatan
10 coast of Vera Cruz
11 Marina
12 Vera Cruz established
13 Aztec surprise at guns & horses
14 Montezuma
15 Dazzling Aztec gifts
16 Messages to Montezuma
17 Hostility of Aztecs
18 Key to situation
19 Cempoallas
20 Father Olmedo
21 Religion & hypocrisy of Christians
22 March to Cempoalla
23 Montezuma's tax-collectors
24 Duplicity of Cortes
25 Vacillation of Montezuma
26 Destruction of Totonac idols
27 Cortes despatches presents to King of Spain
28 Cortes destroys his ships
29 March towards Aztec capital
30 Scenery upon line of march
31 fortress of Tlascala
32 Brusque variations of climate
33 Tlascalans
34 Severe fighting
35 Capitulation of Tlascala
36 Faithful allies
37 Messengers from Montezuma
38 March to Cholula
39 Massacre of Cholula
40 snow-capped volcanoes
41 1st sight of Tenochtitlan
5 FALL OF LAKE CITY
1 Valley of Mexico
2 City & Causeways
3 Conquistadores enter Mexico City
4 Meeting of Cortes & Montezuma
5 Greeting of Aztec emperor to Spaniards
6 Tradition of Quetzalcoatl
7 Splendid reception
8 Teocalli
9 Spanish duplicity
10 Capture of Montezuma
11 Spanish gambling
12 News from Vera Cruz
13 Forced march to coast
14 Cortes defeats Narvaez
15 Bad news from Mexico
16 Back to capital
17 Alvarado's folly
18 Barbarous acts of Spaniards
19 fight on pyramid
20 Destruction of Aztec idols
21 Death of Montezuma
22 Spaniards flee from city
23 Frightful struggle on Causeway
24 Alvarado's leap: Noche Triste
25 Battle of Otumba
26 Marvellous victory
27 Spanish recuperation
28 Cuitlahuac & Guatemoc
29 Fresh operations against capital
30 Building of brigantines
31 Aztec tenacity
32 Expedition to Cuernavaca
33 Xochimilco
34 Attack upon city
35 Struggles & reverses
36 Sacrifice of Spaniards
37 Desertion of Allies
38 Return of Allies
39 Renewed attacks
40 Fortitude of Aztecs
41 famous catapult
42 Sufferings of Aztecs
43 Final attack
44 Appalling slaughter
45 Ferocious Tlascalans
46 Fall of Mexico
6 MEXICO & VICEROYS
1 General considerations
2 Character of Viceroy rule
3 Spanish civilisation
4 Administration of Cortes
5 Torture of Guatemoc
6 Conquests of Guatemala & Honduras
7 Murder of Guatemoc
8 Fall of Cortes
9 1st viceroy Mendoza
10 His good administration
11 Misrule of Audiencias
12 Slavery & abuse of Indians
13 Philippine islands
14 Progress under Viceroys
15 Plans for draining Valley of Mexico
16 British buccaneers
17 Priestly excesses
18 Raid of Agramonte
19 Exploration of California
20 Spain & England at war
21 Improvements & progress in 18th century
22 Waning of Spanish power
23 Decrepitude of Spain
24 Summary of Spanish rule
25 Spanish gifts to Mexico
26 rising of Hidalgo
27 Spanish oppression of colonists
28 Oppression by colonists of Indians
29 Republicanism & liberty
30 Operations & death of Hidalgo
31 revolution of Morelos
32 Mier
33 dawn of Independence
34 birth of Spanish-American nations
7 EVOLUTION OF MODERN MEXICO
1 Monarchical régime of Iturbide
2 Great area of Mexican Empire
3 Santa Anna
4 Holy Alliance
5 Execution of Iturbide
6 Monroe Doctrine
7 British friendship
8 United States
9 Masonic institutions
10 Political parties
11 Expulsion of Spaniards
12 Revolution & crime
13 Clerical antagonism
14 Foreign complications
15 pie-war
16 Texan war
17 slavery question
18 Mexican valour
19 American invasion of Mexico
20 Fall of Mexico
21 Treaty of Guadalupe
22 Cession of California
23 Gold in California
24 Benito Juarez appears
25 Conservatives & Liberals
26 Massacre of Tacubaya
27 Reform laws
28 Disestablishment of Church
29 Dishonest Mexican finance
30 Advent of Maximilian
31 English, Spanish, & French expedition
32 Perfidy of French
33 Capture of Mexico City by French
34 Crowning of Maximilian
35 Porfirio Diaz
36 Rule of Maximilian
37 Fall of his empire
38 Death of Maximilian
39 tragedy of Querétaro
40 Diaz takes Mexico City
41 Presidency of Juarez
42 Lerdo
43 Career & character of Diaz
44 1st railways built
45 Successful administration of Diaz
46 Political stability
47 Forward policy
8 PHYSICAL CONDITIONS: MOUNTAINS, TABLELANDS, FLORA, FAUNA
1 Geographical conditions
2 Tehuantepec
3 Yucatan
4 Boundaries & area
5 Population
6 Vera Cruz
7 Elevations above sea-level
8 Latitude
9 General topography
10 Great Plateau
11 Sierra Madres
12 Mexican Andes
13 General structure
14 coasts
15 Highest peaks
16 Snow-cap & volcanoes
17 Geological formation
18 Geological scenery
19 Hydrographic systems
20 Rivers
21 Navigation
22 Water-power
23 Lakes
24 Climate & temperatures
25 3 climatic zones
26 Rainfall
27 Snowfall
28 Flora & fauna
29 Soil
30 Singular cactus forms
31 desert flora
32 tropical flora
33 Forest regions
34 Wild animals
35 Serpents, monkeys, & felidæ
36 Sporting conditions
37 Birds
9 MEXICAN PEOPLE
1 Ethnic conditions
2 Spanish, Mestizos, Indians
3 Colour-line
4 Foreign element
5 peones
6 Land tenure
7 Spanish people
8 native tribes
9 Apaches
10 Mexican constitution
11 Class distinctions
12 Mexican upper class
13 Courtesy & hospitality
14 Quixotism of Mexicans
15 Idealism & eloquence
16 General characteristics
17 Ideas of progress
18 American anomalies
19 Haciendas
20 Sport
21 Military distinctions
22 Comparison with Anglo-Saxons
23 Republicanism
24 Language
25 Life in cities
26 Warlike instincts
27 women of Mexico
28 Mexican youths
29 Religious observance
30 Romantic Mexican damsels
31 bull-fights
10 CITIES & INSTITUTIONS OF MEXICO
1 Character of Mexican cities
2 Value of Mexican civilisation
3 Types of Mexican architecture
4 Mexican homes & buildings
5 Plaza
6 Social relations of classes
7 City of Mexico
8 Valley of Mexico
9 Latitude, elevation, & temperature
10 Buildings
11 Bird's-eye view
12 lakes
13 Drainage works
14 Viga canal & floating gardens
15 General description
16 cathedral
17 Art treasures
18 Religious orders
19 Chapultepec
20 Pasco de la Reforma
21 President
22 Description of a bull-fight
23 Country homes & suburbs
24 Colleges, clubs, literary institutions
25 Churches & public buildings
26 Army & Navy
27 Cost of living
28 Police
29 Lighting & tramways
30 Canadian enterprise
31 British commercial relations
32 American
33 United States influence
34 general impression of Mexico
11 MEXICAN LIFE & TRAVEL
1 Travel & description
2 Mexican cities
3 Guadalajara
4 Lake Chapala
5 Falls of Juanacatlan
6 Pacific slope
7 Colima
8 Puebla
9 Cities of Great Plateau
10 Guanajuato
11 Chihuahua
12 Apaches
13 peones
14 Comparison with Americans
15 Peon labour system
16 Mode of living
17 Houses of peon class
18 Diet
19 Tortillas & frijoles
20 Chilli
21 Pulque
22 Habits of peon class
23 Their religion
24 wayside crosses & their tragedies
25 Ruthless political executions
26 fallen cross
27 Similarity to Bible scenes
28 Peon superstitions
29 ignis fatuus, or relacion
30 Caves & buried treasure
31 Prehistoric Mexican religion
32 Teocallis
33 Comparison with modern religious systems
34 Philosophical considerations
12 MEXICAN LIFE & TRAVEL
1 Anthropogeographical conditions
2 Great Plateau
3 tropical belt
4 Primitive villages
5 Incidents of travel on plateau
6 Lack of water
7 Hydrographic conditions
8 Venomous vermin
9 Travel by roads & diligencias
10 journey with a priest
11 Courtesy of peon class
12 curse of alcohol
13 dress of working classes
14 women of peon class
15 Dexterity of natives
16 bull-fights
17 A narrow escape
18 Mexican horse equipment
19 vaquero & lasso
20 Native sports
21 A challenge to a duel
22 Foreigners in Mexico
23 Unexplored Guerrero
24 Sporting conditions
25 Camp life
26 day's hunting
13 MINERAL WEALTH ROMANCE & ACTUALITY
1 Forced labour in mines
2 Silver & bloodshed
3 History of discovery
4 Guanajuato
5 veta Madre
6 Spanish methods
7 Durango
8 Zacatecas
9 Pachuca
10 patio process
11 Quicksilver from Peru
12 Cornish miners' graves
13 Aztec mining
14 Spanish advent
15 Old mining methods
16 Romance of mining
17 Cerro de Mercado
18 Guanajuato & Hidalgo
19 Real del Monte
20 Religion & mining
21 Silver & churches
22 Subterranean altars
23 Mining & nobility
24 Spanish mining school
25 Modern conditions
26 mineral-bearing zone
27 Distribution of minerals geographically
28 Silver
29 patio process
30 Gold-mining & production
31 El Oro & other districts
32 Copper
33 Other minerals
34 General mineral production
35 Mining claims & laws
14 NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, GENERAL CONDITIONS
1 Principal cultivated products
2 Timber
3 3 climatic zones
4 General agricultural conditions
5 Waste of forests
6 Irrigation
7 Region of river Nazas
8 Canal-making
9 Cotton & sugar-cane
10 Profitable agriculture
11 Mexican country-houses
12 Fruit gardens
13 Food products, cereals, & fibrous plants
14 Pulque production
15 India-rubber & guayule
16 List of agricultural products & values
17 Fruit culture & values
18 Forestry & land
19 Colonisation
20 American land-sharks
21 Conditions of labour
22 Asiatics
23 Geographical distribution of products
24 States of Pacific slope
25 Sonora
26 Lower
27 California
28 Sinaloa
29 Tepic
30 Jalisco
31 Colima
32 Michoacan
33 Guerrero
34 Oaxaca
35 Chiapas
15 NATURAL RESOURCES, AGRICULTURE, GENERAL CONDITIONS
1 Central & Atlantic States
2 Chihuahua & Rio Grande
3 Mining, forests, railways
4 Coahuila & its resources
5 Nuevo Leon & its conditions
6 Iron, coal, railways, textile industries
7 Durango & its great plains & mountain peaks
8 Aguascalientes
9 Zacatecas & its mineral wealth
10 San Luis Potosi & its industries
11 Guanajuato, Querétaro & Hidalgo, & their diversified resources
12 Mexico & its mountains & plains
13 Tlaxcala
14 Morelos & its sugar-cane industry
15 rich State of Puebla
16 Tamaulipas, a littoral state
17 historic State of Vera Cruz, its resources, towns, & harbour
18 Campeche & peninsula of Yucatan
16 MEXICAN FINANCE, INDUSTRIES & RAILWAYS
1 Financial rise of Mexico
2 Tendencies toward restriction against foreigners
3 National control of railways
4 Successful financial administration
5 Favourable budgets
6 Good trade conditions
7 Foreign liabilities
8 Character of exports & imports
9 Commerce with foreign nations
10 Banks & currency
11 Principal industries
12 Manufacturing conditions
13 Labour, water-power, & electric installations
14 Textile industry, tobacco, iron & steel, paper, breweries, etc
15 Railways
16 Mexican Railway
17 Mexican Central Railway
18 National Railroad
19 Interoceanic
20 Governmental consolidation
21 Tehuantepec Railway
22 Port of Salina Cruz
23 Other railway systems
17 GENERAL CONCLUSIONS
1 Mexico's unique conditions
2 Her future
3 Asiatic immigrants
4 Fostering of native race
5 Encouraging of immigration
6 white man in American tropics
7 Future of Mexican manufactures
8 Pan-American Congress
9 Pan-American railway
10 Mexico & Spain
11 Monroe Doctrine
12 Mexico, Europe, & United States
13 Promising future of Mexico
9 1884 Lectures on Origin & Growth of Religion as Illustrated by Native Religions of Mexico & Peru by Réville, Alberts 53,240W 213 3:33
1 Importance of history of Religion
1 religions of Mexico & Peru, & special importance of studying them
2 Journey to another planet
3 Parallelism of religious history in New World & Old
4 Central America & Mexico, & authorities as to their history & religion
5 Area & general character of this civilization
6 Mayas
7 Toltecs, Chichimecs & Aztecs
8 Aztec empire
9 Character of religious conceptions common to Central America & Mexico
10 serpent-god & American cross
11 Estimate of character & significance of parallelisms observed
2 DIETIES & MYTHS OF MEXICO
1 Sun & Moon
2 pyramidal Mexican temples
3 great temple of city of Mexico
4 narrative of Bernal Diaz: & 2 great Aztec deities, Uitzilopochtli & Tezcatlipoca
5 Mythical significance of Uitzilopochtli
6 Significance of Tezcatlipoca
7 serpent-god Quetzalcoatl, god of east wind
8 Netzalhuatcoyotl, philosopher-king of Tezcuco
9 Number of Mexican deities
10 Tlaloc, god of rain
11 Centeotl, goddess of maize
12 Xiuhtecutli, god of fire
13 Mexican Venus
14 Other deities
15 Tepitoton
16 Mictlan, god of dead
17 Summary & reflections
3 SACRIFICES, SACERDOTAL & MONASTIC INSTITUTIONS, ESCHATOLOGY & COSMOGONY OF MEXICO
1 Recapitulation
2 Original meaning of sacrifice
3 Human sacrifices & cannibalism
4 Importance attached to suffering of victims
5 Tragic & cruel character of Mexican sacrifices
6 victims of Tezcatlipoca & Centeotl
7 children of Tlaloc
8 roasted victims of god of fire
9 Mexican asceticism
10 Mexican "communion"
11 Religious ethics
12 priesthood
13 Convents, monks & nuns of ancient Mexico
14 Mexican cosmogonies
15 great jubilee
16 future life
17 Conversion of Mexicans
18 Inquisition
4 PERU ITS CIVILIZATION & CONSTITUTION, LEGEND OF INCAS: POLICY & HISTORY
1 Peru of Incas
2 Cortes & Pizarro
3 Inca hierocracy
4 Quipos
5 Authorities for history & religion of Peru
6 Garcilasso el Inca de la Vega
7 Peruvian civilization
8 Huayna Capac's taxation
9 Social, political & military organization of Peru
10 Education
11 Material well-being
12 legend of Incas: Manco Capac & Mama Ogllo
13 Were Incas really sole civilizers of Peru?
14 Succession of Incas & character of their rule
15 Free thinking Incas
16 Huayna Capac's departure from traditional maxims
5 FALL OF INCAS: PERUVIAN MYTHOLOGY PRIESTHOOD
1 Recapitulation
2 Atahualpa & Pizarro
3 Father Valverde's discourse
4 Atahualpa's imprisonment & death
5 Inca pretenders
6 Worship of Sun & Moon
7 Viracocha, god of fertilizing showers
8 His consort, Mama Cocha
9 Old Peruvian hymn
10 Pachacamac, god of internal fire
11 myth of Pacari Tambo
12 Cuycha, rainbow
13 Chasca, planet Venus
14 Worship of fire
15 Worship of thunder
16 Worship of esculent plants
17 Worship of animals
18 Huacas
19 Peruvian priesthood
20 Virgins of Sun
21 Punishment of faithless nuns
22 Independent parallelisms, illustrated by "couvade"
6 PERUVIAN CULTUS & FESTIVALS, MORALS & FUTURE LIFE, CONCLUSIONS
1 Peruvian temples
2 Sacrifices
3 Columns of Sun
4 Hymns
5 Religious dances
6 4 great festivals
7 Chasing evil spirit
8 Occasional & minor festivals
9 Eclipses
10 Sorcerers & priests
11 Moral significance of Peruvian religion
12 Communion, baptism & sacerdotal confession
13 Various ideas as to future life
14 Supay, god of departed
15 Conversion of Peruvians
16 Are origins of American civilizations to be sought in Old World?
17 Real significance & importance of analogies observed
18 Sacrifice
19 3 stages of religious faith: animistic nature-worship, anthropomorphic polytheism & spiritual monotheism
20 genesis of temple
21 Primitive independence & subsequent mutual interpenetration of religion & morals
22 Human nature invincibly religious
23 guiding principle
24 Farewell