THE LAST LORDS OF PALENQUE THE LACANDON MAYAS OF THE MEXICAN RAIN FOREST

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The Last Lords Of Palenque

Author : Victor Perera
ISBN : 0520053095
Genre : History
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A journalist and anthropologist describe their stay among a Mexican Indian tribe descended from the Maya and recount what they learned of the Indian's mythology and culture
Category: History

Semiotics

Author : Semiotic Society of America. Meeting
ISBN : UOM:39015052613661
Genre : Semiotics
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Category: Semiotics

The Amicus Journal

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006830041
Genre : Conservation of natural resources
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Category: Conservation of natural resources

Archaeology

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105010171614
Genre : Archaeology
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Category: Archaeology

East West Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106020387137
Genre : Naturopathy
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Seventh Palenque Round Table 1989

Author : Merle Greene Robertson
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173003878854
Genre : Indians of Central America
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Mexicon

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059173018563722
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Hach Winik

Author : Didier Boremanse
ISBN : UVA:X004295017
Genre : History
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Hach Winik may be the last comprehensive study of traditional Lacandon Maya society based on intensive ethnographic fieldwork. Long isolated, culturally conservative, and bearing a mystique of Mesoamerican "primitivism," the Lacandon now live on the brink of cultural disintegration. Their habitat is all but destroyed by lumbering and by the large-scale invasion of other Maya peoples in search of land. In the 1970s and 1980s, Dr. Didier Boremanse collected cultural data and textual materials from two groups of Lacandon who still remained relatively isolated. Hach Winik describes and compares the cultural traditions of these two groups. Topics presented in this volume include the history of Lacandon contact with other peoples as well as settlement patterns, life cycle, social control, residence and marriage, the kinship system, and the ritual expression of these social domains. Statistical data are balanced by a wealth of descriptive detail concerning events and individuals. A number of oral narratives are also presented and include many words and utterances in the original language with English glosses.
Category: History