Rituals of Sacrifice: Walking the Face of the Earth on the Sacred Path of the Sun - A Journey Through the Tz'Utujil Maya World of Santiago Atitlan

Rituals of Sacrifice: Walking the Face of the Earth on the Sacred Path of the Sun - A Journey Through the Tz'Utujil Maya World of Santiago Atitlan

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By (author) Vincent James Stanzione, Introduction by Charles J. Long

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  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Format: Paperback | 330 pages
  • Dimensions: 204mm x 252mm x 22mm | 812g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Albuquerque, NM
  • ISBN 10: 0826329179
  • ISBN 13: 9780826329172
  • Edition: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,655,819

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Living and working among the Tz'utujil Maya people of Santiago Atitlan in highland Guatemala for some fifteen years, Vincent Stanzione has observed, photographed, and participated in their ritual and ceremonial life, which he describes with unique authority in this account of the continuities in Mayan culture from pre-Columbian times to the present.

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