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The conquest of the last Maya kingdom

Author: Grant D Jones
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

An account of the conquest of the Itzas which details the layers of political intrigue and action that characterised every aspect of the conquest and its aftermath. Jones offers a comprehensive  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grant D Jones
ISBN: 0804733171 9780804733175 0804735220 9780804735223
OCLC Number: 760687414
Description: xxvii, 568 p. : il., mapas ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction From Immigrants to Ethnics: The Formation of Ethnic Groups --
2 The Historical Background of Jewish Emigration from Morocco Jews in Morocco: The Political Context Jews in Morocco: The Economic Context Early Jewish Emigration from Morocco The origins of Moroccan Jewish Immigration to the United States --
3 The Immigration Event and Experience Migration History The Immigration Experience: Past and Present The Host Society and the Immigrant: A Comparison --
4 The Integration of Moroccan Immigrants in the Local Economy Immigrants in the Urban Labor Market: Theoretical Perspectives Jews in the United States Economy Moroccan Jews in the Local Economy: Structural Factors Moroccan Jews in the Local Economy: Cultural Factors The Consequences of Economic Mobility on Immigrant Society --
5 Ethnic Attachment: The Individual and the Collective The Spatial Dimension: Settlement Patterns The Cultural Dimension: Language Use The Social Dimension: Intermarriage Patterns The Institutional Dimension: Synagogue Affiliation --
6 Moroccan Jewish Immigrants: An Ethnic Community in Formation Moroccan Judaism: Communal Structure American Judaism The Establishment of Formal Organization and The Formation of Ethnic Community --
7 The Ethno-Religious Association: Organization and Membership The Synagoge: Organizational Processes Organizational Boundaries: The Case of Yom Kippur The Nascent Internal Structure of the Synagogue Individual and Collective: Reciprocal Exchange --
8 Conclusion.
Responsibility: Grant D. Jones.


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