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Destiny and development : a Mayan midwife and town

Author: Barbara Rogoff; Chona Pérez González; Chonita Chavajay Quiacaín; Josué Chavajay Quiacaín
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Child development in cultural context.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Destiny and Development is an engaging narrative of one remarkable person's life and the life of her community that blends psychology, anthropology, and history to reveal the integral role that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rogoff, Barbara.
Destiny and development.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2010033356
Named Person: Chona Pérez González; Chona Pérez González
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Rogoff; Chona Pérez González; Chonita Chavajay Quiacaín; Josué Chavajay Quiacaín
ISBN: 9780199717804 019971780X
OCLC Number: 742512841
Description: 1 online resource (x, 343 pages).
Contents: Beginnings : stability and change --
Living culture, across generations --
Meeting Chona and San Pedro --
Paper with a mouth, recounting the destiny and development of an iyoom and her community --
Born to a spiritual calling, across generations : cultural heritage and resistance --
Childhood and where babies come from --
A becoming young woman --
Changing memories in changing practices --
Entry and prominence in a sacred profession --
Ripples across generations and nations in Mayan pregnancy and childbirth --
Ripples across generations and nations in birth destinies and postnatal care --
Ways of learning across times and places --
Traditions and transformations.
Series Title: Child development in cultural context.
Responsibility: Barbara Rogoff ; with Chona Pérez González, Chonita Chavajay Quiacaín, and Josué Chavajay Quiacaín.

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