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Author Loewe, Ronald
Title Maya or mestizo? : nationalism, modernity, and its discontents / Ronald Loewe
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2011
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  F1435.3.E72 L64 2011    AVAILABLE    30520020745353
Descript xxii, 202 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Series Teaching culture : UTP ethnographies for the classroom
Teaching culture
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-194) and index
Nationalism, mestizaje, and anthropology -- Organizing the polity : structures of coercion and control -- A town in Yucat©Łn : Maxcan©ð in historical and economic perspective -- The Gremio system : the social organization of religious life -- Making Maya into mestizo : identity, difference, and cultura regional mestiza -- Critical perspectives from below -- Yucat©Łn's dancing pig's head (cuch) : parody as a weapon -- The journey of way kot : myth as cultural critique -- Caught in the spirit : possession, prophecy, and resistance -- Linkages in the global economy -- Appendix. The tale of Way kot : four versions
Subject Mayas -- Ethnic identity
Mayas -- Social life and customs
Mayas -- Cultural assimilation -- Mexico -- Yucatań ( State)
Social classes -- Mexico -- Yucatań( State)
Maxcanú (Mexico) -- Social life and customs
Maxcanú (Mexico) -- Religious life and customs
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