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Maya Intellectual Renaissance Identity, Representation, and Leadership

ISBN-10: 0292709390

ISBN-13: 9780292709393

Edition: 2005

Authors: Victor Montejo

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Description:

Montejo analyses the process of cultural, economic and religious revitalisation which the Mayas of Guatemala have enjoyed over the latter part of the twentieth century and discusses the Guatemalan government's attempts to assimilate the Mayan culture into the mainstream culture.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 8/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792

VICTOR MONTEJO is Professor of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Maya Identity and Interethnic Relations
Pan-Mayanism: The Complexity of Maya Culture and the Process of Self-Representation
Representation via Ethnography: Mapping the Maya Image in a Guatemalan Primary-School Social-Studies Textbook
The Multiplicity of Maya Voices: Maya Leadership and the Politics of Self-Representation
Truth, Human Rights, and Representation: The Case of Rigoberta Menchu
The Ethnohistory of Maya Leadership
Theoretical Basis and Strategies for Maya Leadership
Maya Ways of Knowing: Modern Maya and the Elders
Leadership and Maya Intellectuality
Indigenous Rights, Security, and Democracy in the Americas: The Guatemalan Situation
The Twenty-first Century and the Future of the Maya in Guatemala
Notes
Bibliography
Index