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  • Indigenous Religion and Cultural Performance in the New Maya Worldby Garrett W. Cook; Thomas A. Offit; Rhonda Taube

    University of New Mexico Press 2013; US$ 50.00

    Based on more than thirty years of ethnographic fieldwork in Highland Guatemala, this study of Maya diviners, shamans, ritual dancers, and religious brotherhoods describes the radical changes in traditional Maya religious practice wrought by economic globalization and political turmoil. more...

  • Secrecy and Insurgencyby Silvia Posocco

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Secrecy and Insurgency deals with the experiences of guerrilla combatants of the Fuerzas Armadas Rebeldes (Rebel Armed Forces) in the aftermath of the peace accords signed in December 1996 between the Guatemalan government and guerrilla insurgents. Drawing on a broad field of contemporary theory, Silvia Posocco?s Secrecy and Insurgency presents... more...

  • Fun with the Family Pennsylvaniaby Christine O'toole

    Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    Geared towards parents with children between the ages of two and twelve, Fun with the Family Pennsylvania features interesting facts and sidebars as well as practical tips about traveling with your little ones. more...

  • Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path®by Christine O'toole

    Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path features the things travelers and locals want to see and experience??if only they knew about them. From the best in local dining to quirky cultural tidbits to hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales,  Pennsylvania Off the Beaten Path takes the reader down the road less traveled and reveals a side of Pennsylvania... more...

  • How to Cook a Tapirby Joan Fry

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 16.95

    In 1962 Joan Fry was a college sophomore recently married to a dashing anthropologist. Naively consenting to a year-long ?working honeymoon? in British Honduras (now Belize), she soon found herself living in a remote Kekchi village deep in the rainforest. Because Fry had no cooking or housekeeping experience, the romance of living in a hut and learning... more...

  • Re-Enchanting the Worldby C. Mathews Samson

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    Christian evangelicals among native people in Latin America. What does it mean to be both Maya and Protestant in Guatemala? Burgeoning religious pluralism in Mesoamerica and throughout Latin America is evident as Protestantism permeates a region that had been overwhelmingly Catholic for nearly five centuries. In considering the interplay between... more...

  • Maya In Exileby Allan Burns

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    The Maya are the single largest group of indigenous people living in North and Central America. Beginning in the early 1980s, hundreds of thousands of Maya fled the terror of Guatemalan civil strife to safety in Mexico and the U.S. This ethnography of Mayan immigrants who settled in Indiatown, a small agricultural community in south central Florida,... more...

  • Maya Revolt and Revolution in the Eighteenth Centuryby Robert W. Patch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Records of revolts, rebellions, and revolutions provide insight into the nature of the Maya in the colonial period. This book presents five case studies - four in Guatemala and one in Yucatan, Mexico - of eighteenth-century Maya acts of violent resistance to colonialism, and, in the process, reveals a great deal about indigenous culture, social structure,... more...

  • Buried Secretsby Victoria Sanford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 38.00

    Based on exhaustive research, this work chronicles the journey of Maya survivors seeking truth, justice and community healing. It demonstrates that the Guatemalan army carried out a systematic and intentional genocide against the Maya during La Violencia in the 1970s and 80s. more...

  • Maya Diasporaby James Loucky

    Temple University Press 2000; US$ 31.95

    Maya people have lived for thousands of years in the mountains and forests of Guatemala, but they lost control of their land, becoming serfs and refugees, when the Spanish invaded in the sixteenth century. Under the Spanish and the Guatemalan non-Indian elites, they suffered enforced poverty as a resident source of cheap labor for non-Maya projects,... more...