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Cross Talk in the Books of Chilam Balam

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The notarial documentation demonstrates that at least some Maya people in the pueblos learned to write and produced works in alphabetic script as early as the 1550s. The genres examined in the ... More


Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

William Hanks

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This synthesis of history, anthropology, and linguistics gives a view of the first two hundred years of the Spanish colonization of the Yucatec Maya. Drawing on a range of sources, it documents the ... More


The Itzá Maya Migration Narratives: Historic Reality, Myth, or … Weighing the Idea of Migrations in Light of New Research

Erik Boot

in Migrations in Late Mesoamerica

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813066103
eISBN:
9780813058276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066103.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

According to native accounts, such as the Books of Chilam Balam and Spanish accounts from shortly after the Conquest, there were migrations with the foundation and rise of the kingdom of Chichén Itzá ... More


Ancient Maya Life on the Fringes of Chetumal Bay: An Introduction

Debra S. Walker

in Perspectives on the Ancient Maya of Chetumal Bay

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062792
eISBN:
9780813051758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062792.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 introduces the volume. It describes the geography of Chetumal Bay and its settlement history as well as problems in the archaeological chronology and the history of archaeological research ... More


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