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Profile of the author
Lawrence G. Desmond who writes this blog received an MA in anthropology from the Universidad de las Americas in Cholula, Mexico, and a PhD in anthropology and archaeology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has carried out ethnographic, archaeological, and heritage preservation projects in Mexico for more than 40 years, and published numerous articles, ten books of photos of Mexico and North America, a catalog-book of 1,034 19th century photos by Alice Dixon and Augustus Le Plongeon, and the books: A Dream of Maya: Alice and Augustus Le Plongeon in 19th century Yucatán, and Yucatán through her eyes: Alice Dixon Le Plongeon, writer and expeditionary photographer. He recently published a book of his photos of participants in Harvard University’s Moses Mesoamerican Archive and Research Project symposia (Scholars in Dark Glasses) where he is a Senior Research Fellow in Archaeology, and a Research Associate with the Department of Anthropology at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
This page has the following sub pages.
- 5. Desmond photo books.
- 1. Alice Dixon and Augustus Le Plongeon, 19th century photographs of Maya archaeological sites, and the history of archaeology.
- 2. Ground Penetrating Radar surveys at Chichen Itza, Balankanche Cave, Kinich Kak Moo Pyramid, and Dzbilchaltun, Yucatan, Mexico.
- 3. Close-range Photogrammetry- A historical overview, and recording architecture at Uxmal, Chichen itza, and Labna Yucatan, Mexico.
- 4. Other: A book review, the Chacmool, Applied Anthropology.