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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 753–758.
Published: 01 October 2003
... of which will require both knowl- edge and action. Heart of Heaven, Heart of Earth and Other Mayan Folktales. By James D. Sexton and Ignacio Bizarro Ujpán. (Washington, dc: Smithsonian Institu- tion...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2005) 52 (2): 496–497.
Published: 01 April 2005
... Mexican North. The ‘‘Rabinal Achi A Mayan Drama of War and Sacrifice. By Dennis Tedlock. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. x + 361 pp., introduc- tion, maps, illustrations, glossary, notes, bibliography. $35.00 cloth.) Byron Ellsworth Hamann, University of Chicago The Rabinal Achi (Man of...
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Ethnohistory (1 April 2008) 55 (2): 353–355.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Mexican National Symbol, 1531–1797. Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 10.1215/00141801-2007-075 Book Reviews 353 Engendering Mayan History: Kaqchikel Women as Agents and Conduits of the Past, 1875–1970. By David Carey. (New York...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 579–607.
Published: 01 October 2008
... dictators sought to impose their modernization programs of progress and order, criminal records abound with Mayan women disobeying market regulations and more generally disrupting the peace. Beyond putting the women's livelihoods at stake, these conflicts were also struggles over ethnic, gender, and state...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 525–552.
Published: 01 July 2015
... how Mayan scribes and illustrators understood European astrology and the importance that the Maya placed on both visual representations and Spanish textuality. These excerpts served a didactic purpose of teaching European conceptions of astrology and astronomy to a Mayan audience via a deliberate...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2011) 58 (4): 751–752.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Matthew Restall 2000 Years of Mayan Literature . By Tedlock Dennis . ( Berkeley : University of California Press , 2010 . xi + 465 pp., introduction, maps, figures, notes, bibliography, index . $49.95 cloth.) Copyright 2011 by American Society for Ethnohistory 2011 Book...
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Ethnohistory (1 January 2014) 61 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jessica Joyce Christie The Mayan in the Mall: Globalization, Development, and the Making of Modern Guatemala . By Way J. T. . ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2012 . 310 pp., maps, acknowledgements, appendix, notes, glossary, index . $13.21 paper.) Copyright 2014 by...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2014) 61 (4): 761–784.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Fernando Armstrong-Fumero This article focuses on two narratives that claim that a pre-Hispanic pyramid at Chichén Itzá is the biblical Tower of Babel. One “Mayan Babel” is represented in a series of stories told by rural Maya speakers in Yucatán, the other in an unpublished manuscript written by...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2003) 50 (3): 489–502.
Published: 01 July 2003
... Cancún embeds rules of production and consumption radically different from those encapsulated in the milpa or cornfield ideology that Maya experience in their communities. The study presents a dialogue between Chan Kom's social fragmentation due to out-migration to Cancún and the Mayanization of the...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2008) 55 (4): 525–552.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., the rise of the institution of debt servitude, affecting both indigenous Yucatec Mayan and working-class mestizo populations, and the rise of encompassing political rhetorics of order, progress, and nation building among Porfirian government officials and pueblo-level landowning gentry. El pueblo both...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2011) 58 (4): 683–726.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Sarah E. Jackson Dictionaries of Mayan languages, recorded by Spanish priests in the early years of the colonial period, provide a rich body of data for investigating indigenous systems of governance around the time of contact. Dictionary sources drawn from four geographical regions of the Maya...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 813–815.
Published: 01 October 2000
..., By Matthew Restall. (Stanford, Stanford University Press, xiv + pp., pref- ace, introduction, maps, glossary, bibliography, index. cloth). Kenneth J. Andrien, Ohio State University This impressive book provides a broad cultural and social history of the Mayan peoples of the Yucután Peninsula...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2015) 62 (3): 553–572.
Published: 01 July 2015
... Historical Perspectives: xkib'ij kan qate' qatata' . Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press . 2006 Engendering Mayan History: Kaqchikel Women as Agents and Conduits of the Past, 1875–1970 . New York : Routledge . Q'ij Cholb'al 2012 Guatemala : Cholsamaj . Chuchiak John F. IV...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 815–816.
Published: 01 October 2000
... on the study of Mayan ethnicity and identity and a chart of his own intellectual progress as an anthropologist. Some of the essays are true gems, like his miniethnography of the fascinating, monumental Chamula festi- val of the games or his minibiography of slain Chamula Protestant leader Miguel...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2002) 49 (4): 898–900.
Published: 01 October 2002
... the field of Mayan studies with his book Place of the Lord’s Daughter: Rab’inal, its history, its dance-drama. Van Akkeren successfully employs an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Rab’inal, its Mayan...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2000) 47 (3-4): 811–813.
Published: 01 October 2000
... remained unconquered by the Spaniards until the end of the seventeenth century. His first book, Maya Resistance to Spanish Rule: Time and History on a Colonial Frontier carried the story from the s to the s. This one covers the final years of Mayan independence, the conquest of and the first decade of...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2007) 54 (3): 547–554.
Published: 01 July 2007
...- lations resisted being labeled “Indian.” The organic nature of national and Review Essay 549 ethnic identities informed how indigenous groups positioned themselves visvis the state. As the vast literature on Mayan studies attests, the Maya of...
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Ethnohistory (1 July 2001) 48 (3): 541–542.
Published: 01 July 2001
... The Highland Maya in Fact and Legend provides a brief historical overview of Guatemala’s Mayan population. To illustrate some aspects of the precontact and colonial life of this indigenous people, Peter- son translates and annotates two selected writings; one by Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxóchitl and...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2002) 49 (4): 896–898.
Published: 01 October 2002
... term begin to be applied to a wider range of people, languages, and even- tually broad culture histories—that is, ‘‘the Mayan peoples As Restall emphasizes, seldom if ever (until recently) did ‘‘Mayas’’ think of themselves...
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Ethnohistory (1 October 2003) 50 (4): 758–761.
Published: 01 October 2003
... Mayan concepts as well as Mayan language in education. He appeals to his colleagues and compatriots to overcome divisionism. In the final chapter, Garzón recaps the earlier chapters. She stresses the instrumental reasons...