Spanish Conquest of Yucatan

This book is the result of work carried on by Philip Ainsworth Mean as a graduate student in the Division of Anthropology during the years 1915-1917.  It consists mainly of translations of early Spanish books and manuscripts.

As an act of exploration, Robert de La Salle's was an extraordinary leap of faith that brought home the vastness of these lands.  The work that follows is authored by John S. C. Abbot, and is expressed in a tone that is popular rather than academic.