The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 44, July 1940 - April, 1941 Page: 403
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Book Reviews 403
the Chorti, and there is no systematic attempt at comparison
with other cultures, ancient or modern, though similarities of
a specific nature are sometimes indicated in footnotes. A chap-
ter on old Maya elements in modern Chorti culture would have
been of interest. Another chapter dealing specifically with
Hispanic influences on Chorti culture would also have been of
interest, especially since this has received considerable attention
in other recent studies of Middle American communities. Even
if Wisdom has not addressed himself to general ethnological
problems inherent in his material, the fact remains that he has
presented an outstanding ethnographic monograph. It is one of
the most complete accounts available on a present-day Central
American Indian group.
T. N. CAMPBELL.
The University of Texas.
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