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Maya Market Women: Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

S. Ashley Kistler

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

As cultural mediators, Chamelco's market women offer a model of contemporary Q'eqchi' identity grounded in the strength of the Maya historical legacy. Guatemala's Maya communities have faced nearly ... More


Peace, Porfirian-Style: East Meets West, and a People Contort the Past

in Rebellion Now and Forever: Mayas, Hispanics, and Caste War Violence in Yucatan, 1800-1880

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760485
eISBN:
9780804771306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760485.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines how Yucatecans created their own version of what became porfirian society. It discusses the difficulties of recording and explaining the past and the emergence of another form ... More


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