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Maya cultural heritage : how archaeologists and indigenous communities engage the past / Patricia A. McAnany.

Author:
McAnany, Patricia Ann [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
Description:
xxiv, 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
Archaeology in society series. [More in this series]
Summary 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.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
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 (MACHI) -- 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.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781442241275 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
  • 1442241276 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
LCCN:
2016019402
OCLC:
946160597
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