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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


All in the Junkab’al

S. Ashley Kistler

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores Q'eqchi' “houses” (junkab'als), as defined by Lévi-Strauss, and analyzes the logic of Q'eqchi' kinship. While consanguinity and marriage play roles in governing Q'eqchi' kin ... More


Marketing Memory

S. Ashley Kistler

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that by perpetuating the traditions of their ancestors, market women connect themselves to the prestige and power of the ... More


Gender, Kin, and Markets in the Land of Peace

S. Ashley Kistler

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines marketing as the foundation of personhood for market women, their families, and Chamelco as a whole. Chamelco's vendors confront capitalist values, transforming capitalism's ... More


Continuity and Memory in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala

S. Ashley Kistler

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

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038358
eISBN:
9780252096228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038358.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

In Chamelco and beyond, the Q'eqchi' are one of Mesoamerica's largest indigenous groups, registering close to one million speakers in Guatemala alone. The department of Alta Verapaz is home to ... More


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