Mayan Visions

Mayan Visions

Author: June C. Nash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135957131

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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A significant work by one of anthropology's most important scholars, this book provides an introduction to the Chiapas Mayan community of Mexico, better known for their role in the Zapatista Rebellion.
Mayan Visions
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: June C. Nash
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-11 - Publisher: Routledge

A significant work by one of anthropology's most important scholars, this book provides an introduction to the Chiapas Mayan community of Mexico, better known for their role in the Zapatista Rebellion.
Ancient Maya Women
Language: en
Pages: 293
Authors: Traci Ardren
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Rowman Altamira

Edited volume tracing the state of knowledge of gender in Ancient Mayan society. Visit our website for sample chapters!
Mobilizing for Human Rights in Latin America
Language: en
Pages: 155
Authors: Edward L. Cleary
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Kumarian Press

Advocates of the rights of women, indigenous groups, the landless, and street children have achieved notable gains, so much so that in 1999 "The New York Times" claimed that women have achieved more rights in Latin America than any other region. This work establishes a record of why, how, where,
Contemporary Theatre in Mayan Mexico
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Tamara L. Underiner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: University of Texas Press

From the dramatization of local legends to the staging of plays by Shakespeare and other canonical playwrights to the exploration of contemporary sociopolitical problems and their effects on women and children, Mayan theatre is a flourishing cultural institution in southern Mexico. Part of a larger movement to define Mayan self-identity
The Maya
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Megan E. O’Neil
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-07-06 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

An illuminating look at the myriad communities who have engaged with the ancient Maya over the centuries. This book reveals how the ancient Maya—and their buildings, ideas, objects, and identities—have been perceived, portrayed, and exploited over five hundred years in the Americas, Europe, and beyond. Engaging in interdisciplinary analysis, the