Across the Chichimec Sea: Papers in Honor of J. Charles Kelley


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Editors: Riley, Carroll L. (1923-2017) and Hedrick, Basil C.  (1932-)

Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press

Pub Date: 1978

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: 3 copies.  Copy 1: Book: Good.  Ex-library.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Remainder mark on bottom of text block.  Light smudging to lower text block.  Dust Jacket: Fair: One nickel sized chip and a second, much-smaller chip, both at upper spine.  One small rip to upper rear corner.  Edge and corner wear.  Copy 2 (FL): Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Without dust jacket.  Previous owner’s name and date on ffep.  Sun-fading to spine.  Copy 3 (RCL): Book: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name stamped on front pastedown. Scuffing to lower front corner, otherwise light corner and edge wear.  Smudging to bottom text block.  Dust Jacket: Fair.  NOT price clipped.  One tear/chip combination at head of spine (approx. 1/4″ x 1/4″ chip, approx. 1/2″ tear).  Some edge and corner wear.

Notes: Copy 1–Ex-library, with the library card pocket on ffep.  Appears to have never been checked out.  Chichimec, in Nahuatl, meant “barbarian”, a name applied to any of the people and tribes north of central Mexico.  “…one specific group of Chichimecas, called the Mexica. The Mexica were a Chichimeca tribe that claimed to have come from a mythical northern homeland known as Aztlán, so when they arrived in central Mexico they were called ”people of Aztlán”, or Aztecs.”( )


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