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Author McAnany, Patricia Ann, author
Title Maya cultural heritage : how archaeologists and indigenous communities engage the past / Patricia A. McAnany
Imprint Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  F1435 .M485 2016    AVAILABLE    30520020825908
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  F1435 M114 2016    AVAILABLE    30530001269422
Descript xxiv, 245 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Archaeology in society series
Archaeology in society series
Note "Sheds light on the varied ways today's Maya communities relate to--and are often distanced from--their deep past, historicizes the role of archaeologists and nations in pre-Columbian heritage, and highlights how grass-roots heritage programs can bridge scientific investigation and local community interests"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-235) and index
Part I. Background and the big ideas -- Haunting questions -- Forging nationalism and indenturing labor -- Disciplining the past -- Rethinking business as usual -- Engaging the shadow of the "ancient Maya" -- Part II. Connecting with communities around heritage issues -- Bridges to community partnerships -- The Maya Area Cultural Heritage Initiative -- In their own words -- Talking cultural heritage at school with Sarah M. Rowe -- Performing the past, creating a future with Sarah M. Rowe -- Restoring balance : pathways to heritage without irony
Link Online version: McAnany, Patricia Ann, author. Maya cultural heritage Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016] 9781442241282 (DLC) 2016031038
Subject Mayas -- Antiquities
Mayas -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation
Mayas -- Social conditions
Community life -- Mexico
Community life -- Central America
Archaeology -- Social aspects -- Mexico
Archaeology -- Social aspects -- Central America
Cultural property -- Protection -- Mexico
Cultural property -- Protection -- Central America
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