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The Jaguar and the Priest: An Ethnography of Tzeltal Souls (The Linda Schele Series in Maya and Pre-Columbian Studies)

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This pathfinding ethnography investigates how Indian concepts of the soul offer a new way of understanding personhood and historical memory in highland Chiapas, Mexico.
Hardcover, 251 pages
Published November 1st 2010 by University of Texas Press
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