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Mexico's Whales

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Essential Reading Package-EXMEX148

Item EXMEX148. Buy these 4 items as a set for $71 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Moon Handbooks Cancun & Cozumel: Including the Riviera Maya

MEX82
Chicki Mallan
Avalon Travel Publishing
2015
340
1631211374
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to Cancun and popular nearby destinations, including Isla Mujeres, Isla de Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, Chichen Itza, Tulum and Coba. With 22 town and island maps.
$19.99

Snorkeling Guide to Marine Life

DIV02
Paul Humann
New World Publications
1995
80
1878348108
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Humann's compact guide illustrates Caribbean fishes, corals, invertebrates and plants commonly encountered in shallower water.
$14.95

Southern Mexico, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

FG32
Les Beletsky
Interlink Publishing Group
2007
487
1566566401
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A popular guide to the birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians and reef fishes of southern Mexico, featuring 100 excellent color plates.
$27.95

Yucatan Map

MEX04
ITMB
ITMB
2008
2
1553410637
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed travel map of the Yucatan, covering Tikal, Copan, Belize, Chiapas and more at a scale of 1:500,000. Printed on tear proof, waterproof paper.
$12.95

Breaking Out of Beginner's Spanish

CAM06
Joseph Keenan
University of Texas Press
2015
240
0292761937
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Idioms, common mistakes in word usage and other helpful advice on tackling spoken Spanish. You'll need some foundation to take full advantage of this book -- but even a complete novice will appreciate the author's playful sense of humor.
$19.95

Moon Handbook Yucatan Peninsula

MEX66
Lisa and Gary Prado Chandler
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
500
1631214101
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, comprehensive travel guide with an excellent overview of the natural history and culture of the region, including Yucatan but also Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche and Quintana Roo.
$23.99

The Traveling Nature Photographer

PHT31
Steven Morello (Photographer)
Schiffer Publishing
2008
176
0764330551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition.
$29.99

The Labyrinth of Solitude

MEX08
Octavio Paz
Grove Press
1985
398
080215042X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
These essays by the Nobel Prize-winning poet address Mexican culture and character. The chapters on the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead and the conquest are especially memorable.
$17.00

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan

MEX02
John Lloyd Stephens, Karl Ackerman (Editor)
Smithsonian Institution Press
1996
286
1560986514
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
In this beloved classic, first published in 1841, Stephens chronicles his adventures and explorations in the Yucatan, including his rediscovery of important Maya sites, among them Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Kabah and Tulum. This traveler's edition features modern and archival photographs in addition to Frederick Catherwood's original lithographs.
$18.95

The Maya

MYA10
Stephen Houston, Michael Coe
Thames & Hudson
2015
320
0500291888
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
Coe's clear, concise, illustrated survey of the Maya highlights their chronology, accomplishments and legacy. Ninth edition.
$26.95

Mexico in Mind

MEX178
Maria Finn Dominguez
Vintage Books
2006
235
0307274888
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
John Steinbeck, D.H. Lawrence, Graham Greene, Malcolm Lowry and others offer diverse impressions of the many Mexicos.
$14.95

Mexico, A Traveler's Literary Companion

MEX148
C. M. Mayo (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2005
256
1883513154
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A who's who of contemporary Mexican authors from Carlos Fuentes and Laura Esquivel to Agustin Cadena and other young stars.
$14.95

Tropical Nature

GPS13
Adrian Forsyth, Ken Miyata
Scribner
1984
248
0684187108
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
Two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists offer a lucid portrait of the tropics through 17 marvelous essays that introduce the habitats, ecology, plants and animals of the Central and South American rainforests.
$16.00

A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America

FG15
Stephen Howell, Sophie Webb
Oxford University Press
1995
849
0198540124
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Serious birders will want this definitive guide to the 1,070 bird species. It may be awkward to carry but it covers, in detail, all the birds you will see in the region.
$63.00

Birds of Mexico & Central America, Princeton Illustrated Checklists

MEX163
Ber Van Perlo
Princeton University Press
2006
336
0691120706
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An admirably compact, comprehensive guide featuring color plates.
$29.95

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Caribbean

DIV11
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
2000
LB-1100
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient double-sided plastic card showing 75 reef fish of the Caribbean.
$7.50

Marine Invertebrates of Florida, the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Caribbean

DIV12
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
LB-1102
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient double-sided plastic card showing 61 invertebrates of the Caribbean.
$7.50

Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, A Field Guide

GPS12
L.H. Emmons
University of Chicago Press
1997
298
0226207218
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact enough to slip into your daypack, this field guide to the mammals of Central and South America features 29 color plates of more than 200 species.
$49.00

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises

FG02
Mark Carwardine
DK Publishing
2002
256
0789489902
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
In the trademark, graphic Eyewitness style, this sturdy guidebook colorfully describes the world's cetaceans with numerous illustrations, range maps, fluke drawings and a few paragraphs on each species.
$22.00

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Popol Vuh, The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life

MYA14
Dennis Tedlock (Editor)
Touchstone
1996
327
0684818450
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The definitive, unabridged collection of creation myths and stories of the Quiche people, fundamental to understanding the worldview of the highland Maya.
$16.99

Maya Art and Architecture

MYA20
Mary Ellen Miller
Thames & Hudson
2014
256
0500204225
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated overview of the art and architecture of the Maya, making use of the latest discoveries at Tikal, Copan and Palenque to demonstrate the range of Mayan artistic influence. Revised and updated, this new edition includes color illustrations throughout.
$20.95

Time Among the Maya, Travels in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico

CAM84
Ronald Wright
Grove Press
2000
464
0802137288
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Wright combines journalism, archaeology and an ear for dialogue in this engaging account of travels among the contemporary Maya.
$16.00

Animals and Plants of the Ancient Maya, A Guide

MYA29
Victoria Schlesinger
University of Texas Press
2002
400
0292777604
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to the natural and cultural history of 100 plants and animals of the Maya world, primarily those from the lowland tropical forest of Central America but also including savanna, mangrove and coral reef habitats.
$36.95

For Kids

Popol Vuh

MYA28
Victor Montejo, Luis Garay (Illustrator)
Douglas & McIntyre
2009
85
0888999216
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Children will thrill to the tale of the fateful ball game between the underworld gods and the Hero Twins (and parents will appreciate the commentary on the conquering Spaniards) in this marvelous retelling of the sacred Maya text.
$14.95

The Corn Grows Ripe

MYA35
Dorothy Rhoads, Jean Charlot (Illustrator)
Puffin
1993
88
0140363130
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A coming-of-age tale set in modern-day Yucatan that draws on Mayan lore and tradition. Tigre, a 12-year-old boy, must sow and harvest the crops to support his family and appease the gods after his father is injured.
$5.99