Mayan Visions : The Quest for Autonomy in an Age of Globalization
A significant work by one of anthropology's most important scholars, this book provides an introduction to the Chiapas Mayan community of Mexico, better known for their role in the Zapatista Rebellion.
- Paperback | 328 pages
- 152.4 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 408.23g
- 13 Sep 2001
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
- New York, United States
- 15 colour illustrations
'Brilliant and engaging... This is a major rethinking of the role of anthropology in the study of globalization and the role of indigenous people as international protagonists.' - Kay Warren, Harvard University
Table of contents
Preamble Acronyms Glossary Chapter 1: Indigenous Counterplots to Global Processes Chapter 2: Indigenous Communities and the Uneasy Alliance with Empire and Nation Chapter 3: Exodus form Communities and the Genesis of Indigenous Culture in National Spaces Chapter 4: Radical Democratic Mobilization 1994-1996 Chapter 5: Civil Society in Crisis: The Contest for Peace and Justice 1995-2000 Chapter 6: Pluricultural Survival in the Global Ecumene References Cited
About June C. Nash
June Nash is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the City College of New York and Graduate Center. She is the author of We Eat the Mines and the Mines Eat Us (1993). She was awarded the American Anthropologist's Distinguished Service Award in 1995.