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Seeing and being seen : the Q'eqchi' Maya of Livingston, Guatemala, and beyond

Author: Hilary E Kahn
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the dynamic Mayan customs of the Q'eqchi' people living in the cultural crossroads of Livingston, Guatemala. This book watches unobtrusively the traditions, rituals, and everyday actions  Read more...

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Kahn, Hilary E., 1966-
Seeing and being seen.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006
(OCoLC)608160262
Online version:
Kahn, Hilary E., 1966-
Seeing and being seen.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006
(OCoLC)628750050
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary E Kahn
ISBN: 0292713487 9780292713482 0292714556 9780292714557
OCLC Number: 68965681
Description: xi, 242 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Field(s) of engagement : Livingston and Proyecto Ajwacsiinel --
Cycles of debt : colonialism, coffee, and companies --
Envisioning power and morality : Tzuultaq'a, Germans, and action-in-place --
Private consumption, communities, and kin --
Publicly performing moralities and internalizing vision --
Anachronistic mediators and sensory selves : exploring time and space --
Día de Guadalupe : identity politics --
Crime, globalization, and ethnic relations in Livingston and beyond --
I am a camera : vignettes of ethnographic vérité --
Endings and beginnings.
Responsibility: Hilary E. Kahn.
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