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Author Rogoff, Barbara
Title Developing destinies : a Mayan midwife and town / Barbara Rogoff ; with Chona Pérez González, Chonita Chavajay Quiacaín, and Josué Chavajay Quiacaín
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2011
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  RG950 .R64 2011    AVAILABLE    30520020734647
Descript x, 343 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series Child development in cultural context
Child development in cultural context
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-322) and index
Beginnings : stability and change -- Living culture, across generations -- Meeting Chona and San Pedro -- Paper with a mouth, recounting the developing destinies of an iyoom and her community -- Born to a spiritual calling, across generations : cultural heritage and resistance -- Childhood and where babies come from -- A becoming young woman -- Changing memories in changing practices -- Entry and prominence in a sacred profession -- Ripples across generations and nations in Mayan pregnancy and childbirth -- Ripples across generations and nations in birth destinies and postnatal care -- Ways of learning across times and places -- Traditions and transformations
Subject Pérez González, Chona
Midwives -- Guatemala -- Biography
Pérez González, Chona
Midwifery -- Guatemala -- Biography
Culture -- Guatemala
Delivery, Obstetric -- Guatemala
Maternal Welfare -- ethnology -- Guatemala
Medicine, Traditional -- Guatemala
Social Change -- Guatemala
Alt Author Pérez González, Chona
Chavajay Quiacaín, Chonita
Chavajay Quiacaín, Josué
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