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Maya of Morganton

Leon Fink

Maya of Morganton

work and community in the nuevo new south

by Leon Fink

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poultry plants -- North Carolina -- Morganton -- Employees,
  • Labor disputes -- North Carolina -- Morganton,
  • Poultry plants -- Employees -- Labor unions -- North Carolina -- Morganton,
  • Alien labor, Guatemalan -- North Carolina -- Morganton,
  • Mayas -- North Carolina -- Morganton

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-238) and index.

    StatementLeon Fink ; with research assistance from Alvis E. Dunn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8039.P842 U55 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15534607M
    ISBN 100807827746, 0807854476
    LC Control Number2002013899
    OCLC/WorldCa50583476

      LIBRARY BOOKS AND MAGAZINES THE GUATEMALAN MAYA CENTRE The Centre was founded in by Krystyna Deuss, author of "Indian Costumes from Guatemala", who spends 5 months each year in Guatemala continuing her research into the customs of the Highland Maya. Jamie Marshall, curator of the Centre's collections, is in the process of documenting the. It’s getting harder and harder to keep my little kids — ages 5 and 6 — interested in a bedtime story. In quarantine, screens have become an integral part of their everyday lives. Even school.

    Maya people have lived for thousands of years in the mountains and forests of what is now Guatemala, but they lost control of their land and became serfs and refugees when the Spanish conquered them in the sixteenth century. Under both the Spanish and the Guatemalan non-Indian elites, they suffered enforced poverty and thereby served as a resident source of cheap labor for non-Maya projects. This military reprisal led to a massive diaspora of Maya throughout Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central America. This collection describes that process and the results. The chapters show the dangers and problems of the migratory/refugee process and the range of creative cultural adaptations that the Maya have by:

    Yucatan Before and After the Conquest is the first English translation of this very important work. Landa's book gives us a full account of Maya customs, daily activities, history, ceremonial festivals, and the many social and communal functions in which their life was expressed.4/5(3). As is documented throughout this book, political strife and declining economic conditions in the Guatemalan highlands in the s and s forced thousands of Maya families to flee their highland villages and seek refuge in Mexico and the United States.


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