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The Quiché Mayas of Utatlán : the evolution of a highland Guatemala kingdom

Author: Robert M Carmack
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, ©1981.
Series: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 155.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Includes generous excerpts from the work of explorers, soldiers, naturalists, anthropologists, artists, and writers - some famous, some obscure. This book shows how "the Great South Sea" has been an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Carmack
ISBN: 0806115467 9780806115467
OCLC Number: 6555814
Description: xviii, 435 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The questions --
Early studies of Quiché culture --
Nineteenth-century studies --
Twentieth-century studies --
3. Origins --
The origin of the Quiché forefathers --
Natives of the Quiché area --
Sociocultural patterns of the Quiché forefathers --
4. Ecology --
Ethnoecology --
Ethnographic ecology --
Summary --
5. History --
Chronology --
Pre-Utatlan history --
The founding of the Utatlan towns --
The reign of C'otuja and K'ucumatz --
Events in the life of Q'uik'ab --
Continuous warfare --
Mexica influence at Utatlan --
The Spanish conquest of Utatlan --
6. Social structure --
Caste and class stratification --
Segmentary lineages --
Territorial divisions --
Political centralization and decentralization --
7. Symbolics --
A general view of the Utatlan community --
The symbolism of Utatlan buildings --
Integration in Utatlan symbolism --
8. Settlement patterns --
The greater Utatlan settlement --
Individual nuclear settlements --
Rural settlements --
9. The buildings of Utatlan --
The Tojil Temple --
The Awilix Temple --
The K'ucumatz Temple --
The Jakawitz Temple --
The ball court --
The plaza platforms --
The big houses --
The main palace --
The main street --
10. After the fall --
Century of conquest --
The colonial and early-republican centuries --
11. Survivals --
Early-twentieth-century survivals --
The situation today --
12. Conclusions --
The specific Utatlan case --
Controlled comparison --
The general Mesoamerican case.
Series Title: Civilization of the American Indian series, v. 155.
Responsibility: by Robert M. Carmack.

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