Focusing at the Postclassic and Colonial classes, Maya Worldviews at Conquest offers a neighborhood research of archaeological and epigraphic proof of Maya ideology, panorama, ancient cognizance, ritual practices, and non secular symbolism earlier than and through the Spanish conquest. via cautious research, the quantity specializes in the impression of conversion, hybridization, resistance, and revitalization at the Mayans’ figuring out in their international and their position in it.
The quantity additionally addresses the problem of anthropologists unconsciously projecting their sleek worldviews at the tradition less than research. hence, the publication seriously defines and strengthens using worldviews within the scholarly literature whatever the tradition studied, making it of price not just to Maya students but in addition to these attracted to the anthropologist’s projection of worldview on different cultures in general.
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