Tecpan Guatemala: A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context
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Tecpan Guatemala: A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context

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This case study of a highland Guatemala town examines what it means to be Maya in a rapidly changing and globalized world. In providing an historical synopsis of the Kaqchikel Maya from pre-Columbian and Colonial times to the present day, this volume focuses on the dynamics of clutural boundaries in light of the use of the Kaqchikel language versus Spanish, the growing rol...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published August 13th 2002 by Westview Press (first published August 2002)
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