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2 edition of Maya of Guatemala found in the catalog.

Maya of Guatemala

Carmen L. Pettersen

Maya of Guatemala

life and dress = Maya de Guatemala : vida y traje

by Carmen L. Pettersen

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Ixchel Textile Museum in Guatemala City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Costume -- Guatemala,
  • Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Social life and customs,
  • Mayas -- Costume,
  • Indians of Central America -- Guatemala -- Costume and adornment,
  • Mayas -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMaya de Guatemala : vida y traje
    StatementCarmen L. Pettersen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF.1465.2.Q5P47, F1465.3.C8 P47 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14721371M

      While Maya nobility and royalty play a key role in the story, the focus of Eboch's book is on the common people, specifically one young girl named Eveningstar Macaw, and how, through the will of. Books for Sale and References: Mayan and Guatemalan Textiles and Culture Our book list focuses on just a small part of today's Mayan culture: Textiles and Dress,, Paintings, Living Mayan Culture, and Historical Mayan Culture I also have a bibliography of my Mayan textile and weaving book references. We also carry many children's books about Guatemala, Mexico, .

    Religion in Guatemala is fairly complex, with traditional Mayan spirituality still very much a presence, particularly in the highlands, along with Catholicism and the more recent incursions of Evangelical Christianity. In much smaller numbers, Guatemala’s Jewish population is centered in Guatemala City. View deals for Hotel Maya Excelsior. Museum of Invisible Musicians is minutes away. WiFi and parking are free, and this hotel also features an indoor pool. .

    After invading highland Guatemala in , Spaniards claimed to have smashed the Kaqchikel and K’iche’ Maya kingdoms and to have forged a new colony—with their leader, Pedro de Alvarado, as Guatemala’s conquistador. This volume shows that the real story of the Spanish invasion was very different. Designed to be an accessible introduction to the topic as well as a . Journey with Bella Guatemala Travel to the heart of the land of the Maya at the #1 U.S. Travel Show! Take a journey into the land of the Maya with BGT’s Guatemala and Belize destination experts. Gain a deeper understanding about the Maya civilization and learn tips on how to travel like a local, must-see locations and things to do for an.


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