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Engendering Mayan history : Kaqchikel women as agents and conduits of the past, 1875-1970

Author: David Carey, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on many years of research among the Maya, this text documents the role of women in modern Mayan Communities. It presents the oral histories of women as told in their native language,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Carey, Jr.
ISBN: 0415945593 9780415945592 0415945607 9780415945608
OCLC Number: 61362772
Description: xv, 327 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Mayan women as history --
"Our star and a vision for us" : a midwife's tale of social change and control, 1931-1966 --
"And all the men could do was work in the fields" : feminine perspectives on Guatemala's international export economy, 1875-1965 --
From quotidian tasks to entrepreneurial opportunities : Mayan women and labor in highland Guatemala, 1890-1965 --
"What is indio, if the nation is indigenous?" : ethnic violence, gender, and nationalism in Guatemala, 1944 to 1967 --
Degrees of education : Mayan women and public schools, 1900-1965.
Responsibility: by David Carey, Jr.
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