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  • Los mayasby Bernard Baudouin

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; Not Available

    En la región que se extiende desde Chiapas hasta El Salvador, desde el litoral de Tabasco hasta Belice y Honduras, y en la península de Yucatán, los mayas construyeron una civilización brillante, que durante siglos alcanzó un gran nivel intelectual y cultural. Esta obra nos descubre esta civilización lejana y nos presenta: los orígenes de la cultura... more...

  • Maya Medicineby Marianna Kunow

    University of New Mexico Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    The entire process of traditional healing is examined in a small town in the Yucatán Peninsula near the ruins of Chichén Itzá, including the use of medicinal plants, massage, and ritual. more...

  • For Every Indio Who Fallsby Betsy Konefal

    University of New Mexico Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    By following indigenous organizing experiences at multiple levels--local, regional, national, and international--this book explores how some Mayas became involved in political activism and opposition to a repressive state. more...

  • The Maya of Modernismby Jesse Lerner

    University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 45.00

    This study examines the ways artists, architects, filmmakers, photographers, and other producers of visual culture in Mexico, the United States, Europe, and beyond have mined Mayan history and imagery. more...

  • The Maya World of Communicating Objectsby Miguel Astor-Aguilera

    University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 75.00

    Astor-Aguilera argues that the western concept of religion and religious objects is not the framework for understanding Mayan cosmology or practice. more...

  • Maya Among the Starsby Brian Longworth

    Publish Green 2013; US$ 12.95

    A collection of travel tales in which the author visits parts of Guatemala and Mexico that were inhabited centuries ago by ancient civilizations, Maya Among the Stars strikes a balance between the ancient and present culture. The author's humorous approach to today's culture provides comic relief for his hypothesis. His fluency in Spanish enables... more...

  • Mayan People Within and Beyond Boundaries: Social Categories and Lived Identity in the Yucatanby Peter Hervik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Mayan People Within and Beyond Boundaries explores the Maya of Yucatan, the Maya of academic institutions and the Maya of the tourist industry. It examines the interplay between the local and the external, academic categories of the Maya, and seeks to transcend the paradoxical and incongruent relationship between the social spaces that breathe life... more...

  • Maya Roadsby Mary Jo McConahay

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    Drawing upon three decades of working, traveling, and living in Central America?s remote and dangerous landscapes, this memoir chronicles a journalist?s fascinating experiences with the people, politics, archaeology, and species of the rainforest, the cradle of Mayan civilization. The intense beauty of the forest, the fantastic locales, the ancient... more...

  • Dwelling, Identity, and the Mayaby Scott R. Hutson

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 74.99

    This book offers a new perspective on the ancient Maya that emphasizes the importance of dwelling as a social practice. Using excavations of ancient Chunchucmil as a case study, it investigates how Maya personhood was structured and transformed in and beyond the domestic sphere and examines the role of the past in the production of contemporary Maya... more...

  • Ancient Maya Womenby Traci Ardren

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 36.99

    Edited volume tracing the state of knowledge of gender in Ancient Mayan society. more...