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Mayas in the Marketplace Tourism, Globalization, and Cultural Identity

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ISBN-10: 0292705670

ISBN-13: 9780292705678

Edition: 2004

Authors: Walter E. Little

List price: $32.95
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Drawing on over a decade of fieldwork, Walter Little presents an ethnographic study of Maya handicraft vendors in the international marketplace. His wide-ranging research challenges our current understanding of tourism's negative impact on indigenous communities.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 12/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction: Subjectivity and Fieldwork among Kaqchikel Vendors
Guatemala as a Living History Museum
Place and People in a Transnational Borderzone City
Antigua Tipica Markets and Identity Interaction
Mercado de Artesania Compania de Jesus and the Politics of Vending
Gendered Marketplace and Household Reorganization
The Places Kaqchikel Maya Vendors Call Home
Home as a Place of Exhibition and Performance in San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Marketing Maya Culture in Santa Catarina Palopo
Conclusion: Traditions and Commodities