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Author Hill II, Robert M., author

Title Continuities in Highland Maya Social Organization : Ethnohistory in Sacapulas, Guatemala / Robert M. Hill II, John Monaghan
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1987]
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Description 1 online resource : 20 illustrations
Series The Ethnohistory Series
Ethnohistory series.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Tables -- Foreword -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- 1. Sacapulas Today: An Ethnographic Summary of Its Canton Organization -- 2. Chinamit and Molab: Precursors of the Canton -- 3. Parcialidades, Population, and Processes in Sacapulas: A Historical Overview -- 4. Preconquest Political Geography -- 5. Initial Contacts and Formation of the Pueblo: Congregation in Sacapulas -- 6. Boundary Disputes: "Range Wars" -- 7. Ejido and Pueblo versus Parcialidad: An Attempt at Directed Change -- 8. An Amaq' Breaks Down -- 9. Continuity in Change -- 10. Conclusions and Implications -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Continuities in Highland Maya Social Organization innovatively combines ethnohistoric, ethnographic, and archaeological research to present the first study of the Maya community from preconquest to modern times
Notes In English
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 19. Jan 2018)
Subject Quiché Indians -- History.
Quiché Indians -- Social life and customs.
Sacapulas (Guatemala) -- Historia
Sacapulas (Guatemala) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bricker, Victoria R
Monaghan, John, author
ISBN 1512802743 (electronic bk.)
9781512802740 (electronic bk.)