Transformational journeys : an ethnologist's memoir / Victoria R. Bricker.

Author
Bricker, Victoria Reifler, 1940- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Philadelphia, PA : American Philosophical Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description
xv, 328 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

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Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Hong kong: where it all began
  • Shanghai: life under Japanese occupation
  • Seattle: becoming an American
  • Stanford and Germany: my first encounter with anthropology
  • Harvard and France: becoming an ethnologist
  • Chiapas: exploring Maya humor
  • Tulane: seeking the antecedents of Maya myth and ritual
  • Elut: teaching and preserving the Maya language
  • Yucatan: relating the Maya present to its past
  • Colonial documents: the past speaks in Maya
  • Moving back in time: reading Maya hieroglyphs
  • Historical astronomy: Maya records of the sky
  • Katrina: aftermath of a disaster
  • Retirement: no, it was not the end of the world
  • Looking back.
ISBN
  • 9781606180655 ((alk. paper))
  • 1606180657 ((alk. paper))
LCCN
2017008925
OCLC
975176316
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