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Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385042-125
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... pulled in thousands of indigenous people across the highlands over the course of almost a decade. They had placed their faith in a man who promised them half a million quetzals. Actually an elaborate Ponzi (or pyramid) scheme, he bankrupted families across a wide swathe. Examining Mayan social networks...
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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Fired by Jim Fouratt during the attempt to open Danceteria, Bobby Bradley and Alan Mace took over down-and-out bar the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge, relaunching the Avenue A spot on 10 December. The opening-night party blended Western movies, drag queen performances, and DJ-ing in the back room...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-119
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
...Mayan Pyramids This chapter tells the story of a Mayan woman, over the sixteen years the author has known her, who went from being a hamlet schoolteacher and cultural rights activist through increasing involvement in transnational networks—which were like and unlike the ngo connections...
Series: The World Readers
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392583-120
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9258-3
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By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Pyramid drag queen Ivan Baker Fun Gallery Patti Astor Jean-Michel Basquiat East Village West Village ...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... pyramid scheme Ponzi development enchantment finance ritual syncretic religion arithmetic and geometric growth peace process international aid prosperity cult commodity fetishism ...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... ensued while Ruth Polsky took on the role of hiring live bands. Danceteria Jim Fouratt Rudolf Piper Ruth Polsky Club 57 Mudd Club Fired by Jim Fouratt during the attempt to open Danceteria, Bobby Bradley and Alan Mace took over down-and-out bar the Pyramid Cocktail Lounge, relaunching...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
..., development, and postwar trauma resolution she once worked for—to being “100% Omnilife.” Omnilife is a Mexico-based vitamin business, sales of which allow people to accumulate points as well as profit from people lower down in their “pyramid.” Former guerrillas, grassroots organizers, Mayan movement activists...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Club 57 closed in early 1983 and Steve Mass wound down the Mudd Club soon after, but Danceteria and Pyramid maintained their frenzied schedules. Patti Astor and Bill Stelling opened the new year at the Fun Gallery with a Futura 2000 show, selling every piece but one before opening night...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...1983<subtitle>The Genesis of Division</subtitle> Club 57 closed in early 1983 and Steve Mass wound down the Mudd Club soon after, but Danceteria and Pyramid maintained their frenzied schedules. Patti Astor and Bill Stelling opened the new year at the Fun Gallery with a Futura 2000 show...