Mexican Rural Development And The Plumed Serpent

Mexican Rural Development And The Plumed Serpent

Mexican Rural Development and the Plumed Serpent

This is the first ethnography to be written about a Campeche Maya community. It examines the surviving Maya traditional technologies and sacred cosmologies and discusses the potential for combining these with modern knowledge and technologies to form an efficient new system that will not only provide for ecologically responsible development but will also make possible the cultural survival of this threatened indigenous population.

Review
"Writing passionately, even sympathetically, and drawing on much recent scholarship, Faust has made a very personal yet valuable contribution to Maya Studies. Upper-division undergraduates and above."-Choice

"[O]ne can learn a great deal from it....[I]t is a valuable book indeed."-South Eastern Latin Americanist

"ÝO¨ne can learn a great deal from it....ÝI¨t is a valuable book indeed."-South Eastern Latin Americanist

?[O]ne can learn a great deal from it....[I]t is a valuable book indeed.?-South Eastern Latin Americanist

?Writing passionately, even sympathetically, and drawing on much recent scholarship, Faust has made a very personal yet valuable contribution to Maya Studies. Upper-division undergraduates and above.?-Choice

"Most important is the insight [Faust] provides into the actual context of environmental management in the tropics--how indigenous people maintained a...

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