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Author Holbrock, Mary J., 1965-

Title Mayan literacy reinvention in Guatemala / Mary J. Holbrock
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2016
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Contents Introduction -- History of Mayan literacy -- Oral and written uses of Mayan languages -- Issues of personal literacy use in the Mayan communities -- Print media in Mayan languages -- Environmental print -- Mayan literacy in education -- Weaving the threads of Mayan literacy -- Afterword
Summary Through this investigation, the promises and pitfalls of a literacy-revitalization endeavor are detailed and our understanding of the concept of literacy is reexamined
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Languages in contact -- Guatemala.
Literacy programs -- Guatemala.
Literacy -- Social aspects -- Guatemala -- History.
Mayan languages -- Social aspects -- Guatemala.
Mayas -- Languages -- Social aspects.
Mayas -- Languages -- Writing.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Government relations.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016008363
ISBN 0826357245 (electronic bk.)
9780826357243 (electronic bk.)
(cloth : alk. paper)