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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (2): 353–354.
Published: 01 May 2019
... another records “its date of completion” as May 5, 1704, and names “the responsible scribes” (pp. 35, 38). Given that the título in question furnishes a version of the Spanish conquest, “including the famous encounter between the K'iche’ warrior Tekum Umam and [Pedro de] Alvarado,” matters of veracity...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2022) 102 (1): 148–149.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Megan McDonie Rewriting Maya Religion: Domingo de Vico, K'iche’ Maya Intellectuals, and the “Theologia Indorum.” By Garry G. Sparks Louisville : University Press of Colorado , 2019 . Photograph. Figures. Tables. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index . x, 434 pp. Cloth, $99.00...
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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 1 A postcard backing is printed on this portrait of a wealthy, urban K’iche’ family. More
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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 3 K’iche’ bride. During its early years photography was referred to as “Dauguerre’s mirror,” and practitioners often placed a mirror within a scene to amplify photography’s “narcissistic trick of doubling its subjects” (from Carol Mavor, Becoming: The Photographs of Clementina More
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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 9 K’iche’ family. More
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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 10 K’iche’ family. The cumulative effect of setting, pose, expression, positioning, clothing, props—clay dogs, rugs, ornately carved tables, columns (a constant ladino refrain was that Indians needed to be taught to use modern furniture), and false staircases (representing the expansive More
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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 12 The K’iche’ cabildo conscripted an indigenous hauler to carry the photographer’s baggage to the next town in exchange for this portrait (etching from William Tufts Brigham, Guatemala: The Land of the Quetzal [New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1887], 146). More
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Figure 13 K’iche’ woman at mirror. More
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Figure 21 Essay questions assigned in 1901 in one K’iche’-administered school—“What should be the role of education for women in the twentieth century?” and “How should children behave when they have received a higher level of education than their parents?”—capture gender and generational More
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Published: 01 February 2004
Figure 23 Ladinas dressed as K’iche’s. The overstated, flamboyant posturing of these middle/lower-class ladinas hints that cross dressing allowed a freer degree of expression then would have been permitted in a constricted ladino family portrait. More
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (1): 83–111.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Figure 1 A postcard backing is printed on this portrait of a wealthy, urban K’iche’ family. ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (1): 140–142.
Published: 01 February 2006
... ability to translate classical K’iche texts into beautiful poetry and prose. I was particularly pleased to find that besides Tedlock’s devoted interest in the literary and poetic features of the RA, he did not neglect the historical and even political dimensions of this important Mayan drama. Also, like...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2008) 88 (4): 691–692.
Published: 01 November 2008
... translation; a transcription of the original K’iche’ text; a facsimile of the earliest extant manuscript copy; a rendition of the text in modern K’iche’ orthography; and an audio version read by a native K’iche’ speaker. The reader can easily navigate between these versions or view them in parallel...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2003) 83 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in 1974, the only rebels in it were religious converts—upwardly mobile K’iche’ Mayas rejecting their inebriated “idols behind altars” folk traditions for the more ascetic, orthodox Catholicism promoted by missionary priests like Falla himself, who is a Jesuit. Only four years later did the work acquire...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (2): 337–338.
Published: 01 May 2019
... states, in many ways the contemporary Maya bear “the burden of the ancients,” particularly in their ceremonies of world renewal. Christenson's work among the Guatemalan Maya stems from his extensive fieldwork and knowledge of the languages, including K'iche’ and Tz'utujil. His experience among the Maya...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (2): 306–307.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... There are documents in six languages—Spanish (four), Nahuatl (three), Mixtec (one), Yucatec Maya (one), K'iche' (one), and Wampanoag (one). Though the testators follow generic norms drawn from European conventions, the documents are extraordinarily rich for what they reveal about native life. The editors organize...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (4): 754–755.
Published: 01 November 2004
... petitioning the national government. As in Patzicía, Quetzaltenango’s indigenous elite brokered the labor of the poor. However, the city’s comparative wealth allowed the K’iché elite to buffer the hardships of forced labor by providing local jobs, which was not the case in Patzicía, where the majority worked...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (1): 41–72.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., collars, and flowing capes that had adorned “Europeanized” indigenous queens of earlier decades. 24 By 1979, the indigenous representative was no longer called “reina” but was renamed U-mial Tinimit, “Daughter of the Pueblo” in K’iche’. 25 Figure 2 Reina Indígena of Quetzaltenango, 1978 – 79...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (2): 211–243.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Greg Grandin Copyright 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 According to local recollection, around four in the afternoon on September 4, 1884, in the Maya-K’iché town of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción de Cantel, Colonel Florencio Calderón, on orders from Guatemala’s president, Justo Rufino...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (4): 735–736.
Published: 01 November 2011
... identities in contemporary society. Her keen eye for the multiple and often contradictory meanings in words and her deep engagement with theory all help in the exploration. She begins the book with a description of the Baile de la Culebra (Dance of the Snake) in Joyabaj, in which K’iché participants take...