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Author Carey, David, 1967-
Title Engendering Mayan history : Kaqchikel women as agents and conduits of the past, 1875-1970 / by David Carey, Jr
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2006
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  F1465.2.C3 C36 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020647930
Descript xv, 327 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references ( p. 295-321) and index
Introduction: Mayan women as history -- "Our star and a vision for us" : a midwife's tale of social change and control, 1931-1966 -- "And all the men could do was work in the fields" : feminine perspectives on Guatemala's international export economy, 1875-1965 -- From quotidian tasks to entrepreneurial opportunities : Mayan women and labor in highland Guatemala, 1890-1965 -- "What is indio, if the nation is indigenous?" : ethnic violence, gender, and nationalism in Guatemala, 1944 to 1967 -- Degrees of education : Mayan women and public schools, 1900-1965
Subject Cakchikel women -- Social conditions
Cakchikel women -- Ethnic identity
Cakchikel Indians -- History
Feminism -- Guatemala
Guatemala -- Social conditions
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