The Ch"orti" area past and present by Brent E. Metz

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Chorti Indians -- History,
  • Chorti Indians -- Ethnic identity,
  • Chorti Indians -- Social conditions,
  • Guatemala -- Ethnic relations,
  • Honduras -- Ethnic relations,
  • El Salvador -- Ethnic relations

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBrent E. Metz, Cameron L. McNeil, and Kerry M. Hull.
ContributionsMcNeil, Cameron L., Hull, Kerry M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1465.2.C5 M478 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22696806M
ISBN 109780813033310
LC Control Number2008052236
OCLC/WorldCa259265336

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Eric S. Thompson here approaches Maya history and religion from the standpoint of ethno-history. Present-day archaeologists often tend to restrict their curiosity to their excavations and social anthropologists to observe the modern Maya as members of a somewhat primitive society in an era of change.

Lenca, Indians of the northern highlands of Honduras and El Salvador who are somewhat intermediate culturally between the Maya to the north and circum-Caribbean peoples such as the Kuna to the south.

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