Time and the Highland Maya

Described as a landmark in the ethnographic study of the Maya, this study of ritual and cosmology among the contemporary Quich Indians of highland Guatemala has now been updated to address changes that have occurred in the last decade The Classic Mayan obsession with time has never been better known Here, Barbara Tedlock redirects our attention to the present day keepersDescribed as a landmark in the ethnographic study of the Maya, this study of ritual and cosmology among the contemporary Quich Indians of highland Guatemala has now been updated to address changes that have occurred in the last decade The Classic Mayan obsession with time has never been better known Here, Barbara Tedlock redirects our attention to the present day keepers of the ancient calendar Combining anthropology with formal apprenticeship to a diviner, she refutes long held ethnographic assumptions and opens a door to the order of the Mayan cosmos and its daily ritual Unable to visit the region for over ten years, Tedlock returned in 1989 to find that observance of the traditional calendar and religion is stronger than ever, despite a brutal civil war a well written, highly readable, and deeply convincing contribution Michael Coe
Time and the Highland Maya Described as a landmark in the ethnographic study of the Maya this study of ritual and cosmology among the contemporary Quich Indians of highland Guatemala has now been updated to address changes tha

  • Title: Time and the Highland Maya
  • Author: Barbara Tedlock
  • ISBN: 9780826313584
  • Page: 291
  • Format: Paperback
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