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DICIONARIO DO ARTESANATO INDIGENA

by BERTA G. RIBEIRO

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1988
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NEW ~ An invaluable reference work. A "dictionary" of ethnographic terms specific to utilitarian and ritual objects made by indigenous peoples of Brazil, with definitions and accompanying line drawings of specific artifacts with identifying descriptions. An effort to systematize the nomenclature of indigenous material culture. Organized by artifact type: Ceramica; Trancados; Cordoes e tecidos; Adornos plumarios; Adornos de materiais eclecticos,… Read more
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cover of TRADICION, IDENTIDAD, MITO Y METAFORA. MEXICANOS Y CHICANOS EN CALIFORNIA

TRADICION, IDENTIDAD, MITO Y METAFORA. MEXICANOS Y CHICANOS EN CALIFORNIA

by MARIANGELA RODRIGUEZ

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2005
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1
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9789707016194
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NEW ~ Mexican cultural identity and transculturation in Southern California. Examples include the commercialization of Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles and the creation of the Calpulli in San Bernardino. "Esta investigacion detalla los diversos procesos de creacion, adaptacion y revitalizacion desarrollados por el pueblo mexicano en los Estados Unidos." Color illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. 285 pp. Edition of 1000 /… Read more
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cover of WATUNNA

WATUNNA

by MARC DE CIVRIEUX / ED. AND TRANS. DAVID M. GUSS

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1997
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1ST UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRINTING
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9780292715899
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USED ~ VERY GOOD+. The classic creation story of the Makiritare (Yukuana) of the Upper Orinoco River in Venezuela, first published by March de Civrieux in 1970 in Spanish. Preface by editor and translator David M. Guss, author of To Weave and Sing: Art, Symbol, and Narrative in the South American Rain Forest among other studies. Maps, Illustrations, Glossary. Old… Read more
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NOMADS OF THE LONG BOW

by ALLAN R. HOLMBERG

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1969
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9780881331615
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NEW ~ Classic anthropological text written as a Yale PhD thesis in 1946 and first published by the Smithsonian Institution in 1950. Map. Bibliography. Index. 294 pp. Cover slight rubbing, interior pristine. In English / Ingles.
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cover of VIDA DE MARIA SABINA : LA SABIA DE LOS HONGOS

VIDA DE MARIA SABINA : LA SABIA DE LOS HONGOS

by ALVARO ESTRADA

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2016
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10th reprint
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9789682315183
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NEW ~ Maria Sabina, curandera Mazateca, master of the "magic mushroom" in Huautla de Jimenez, in the sierra mazateca, Oaxaca, discusses her life and shamanic practices. Based on interviews collected by the author. Presentation: R. Gordon Wasson. Epilogue by the author. Appendix: her shamanic Mazatec songs translated to Spanish. Photographs. Notes. 135 pp. En espanol / Spanish. In stock~usually ships… Read more
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cover of EL DILEMA DEL RETORNO: MIGRACION, GENERO Y PERTENENCIA EN UN CONTEXTO TRANSNACIONAL

EL DILEMA DEL RETORNO: MIGRACION, GENERO Y PERTENENCIA EN UN CONTEXTO TRANSNACIONAL

by VICTOR M. ESPINOSA

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1998
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1
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9789686959727
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NEW ~ Mexican immigration to the United States, especially California, analyzing the transition from temporary labor to permanent relocation, the formation of transnational communities, and the experiences of one family from Jalisco. The author conducted field work in 1988 for the Mexican Migration Project, directed by Jorge Durand and Douglas S. Massey. Chronology, notes, charts, bibliography. 352 pp. Edition of… Read more
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cover of EL CUERPO, EL ALMA, LA PALABRA : MEDICINA NAHUA EN LA SIERRA DE TEXCOCO

EL CUERPO, EL ALMA, LA PALABRA : MEDICINA NAHUA EN LA SIERRA DE TEXCOCO

by DAVID LORENTE FERNANDEZ

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2020
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1
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9786074612820
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NEW ~ A study of traditional Nahua healing practices in the mountains of Texcoco, highlighting cultural conflicts with bio-medicine and the role of women, mothers and curanderas. "El resultado us una serie de propuestas novedosas que rebasan el marco parroquial de la Sierra para invitar, a este banquete, a los estudiosos de la sociedades campesinas mas alla del espacio cultural… Read more
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cover of A LA BUSQUEDA DEL SIGNIFICADO DEL USO RITUAL DE MANDIBULAS HUMANAS Y ANIMALES EN MESOAMERICA

A LA BUSQUEDA DEL SIGNIFICADO DEL USO RITUAL DE MANDIBULAS HUMANAS Y ANIMALES EN MESOAMERICA

by GUILHEM OLIVIER, XIMENA CHAVEZ BALDERAS, DIDAC SANTOS-FITA

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2019
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9786075393964
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NEW ~ An examination of the ritual use, significance, and decoration of bones, especially human and animal jawbones, in Mesoamerica, as well as an analysis of their iconography and symbolism. "Mas alla de lo que se da a conocer sobre el uso ritual de mandibulas, este libro pretende contribuir a un mejor conocimiento de las practicas cinegeticas, guerreras y sacrificiales… Read more
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cover of MAPAS DE CUAUHTINCHAN Y LA HISTORIA CARTOGRAFICA PREHISPANICA

MAPAS DE CUAUHTINCHAN Y LA HISTORIA CARTOGRAFICA PREHISPANICA

by KEIKO YONEDA

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Published
1991
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2
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9789681634834
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NEW ~ Thorough analysis of indigenous "maps" of Cuauhtinchan from the state of Puebla, Mexico. As "maps" these paintings do show places in space, but they also document historical events and provide insight into cartographical practice prior to the arrival of the Spanish. Coleccion Puebla. Color reproductions of the mapas, as well as charts, tables. 204 p. Bibliography. Minor shelf… Read more
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cover of ENTRE LOS HOMBRES Y LOS DIOSES

ENTRE LOS HOMBRES Y LOS DIOSES

by MIGUEL PASTRANA FLORES

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2008
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1
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9789703244621
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NEW ~ The religious and social role of the calpulli priest among Nahuatl speakers in ancient Mexico. "En este trabajo el sacerdocio esta definido por dos perspectivas: una es el estudio de la relacion entre lo sagrado y lo profano y la otra es la del entramado de relaciones sociales de las cuales aquel formada parte." Illustrations / ilustraciones. Bibliography… Read more
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cover of MAL DE OJO, EMPACHO Y OTRAS ENFERMEDADES TRADICIONES

MAL DE OJO, EMPACHO Y OTRAS ENFERMEDADES TRADICIONES

by CARLOS ZOLLA LUQUE / SOFIA DEL BOSQUE / ANTONIO TASCON

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2020
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1
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9786074612844
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NEW ~ Coleccion Tiempo Detenido. Con la colaboracion de Virginia Mellado. Bibliografia. Apendices. 177 pp. "...Como se describen el mal de ojo, enpacho, susto, caida de mollera y disenteria en algunas comunidades nahuas, mixes y totonacas? En este libro se explican estas enfermidades que son percibidas y vividas como tales por various millones de mexicanos y latinoamericanos...."
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cover of MANUAL POPULAR DE 50 PLANTAS MEDICINALES DE HONDURAS

MANUAL POPULAR DE 50 PLANTAS MEDICINALES DE HONDURAS

by PAUL HOUSE / SONIA LAGOS-WITTE / CORINA TORRES

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1998
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3
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NEW ~ Medicinal plant guide with uses from Honduras. Presentacion: "Nos sentimos satisfechos de contribuir, con este manual, al rescate de las sabidurias tradicionales que sobre plantas medicinales se guardan aun en la poblacion hondurena." Ilustraciones. Indice de nombres cientificos, Indice de nombres comunes, & Indice de usos medicinales. 134 pp. "Este libro se imprimio en el mes de noviembre… Read more
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cover of ETNOGRAFIA, MUSEO NACIONAL DE ANTROPOLOGIA MEXICO

ETNOGRAFIA, MUSEO NACIONAL DE ANTROPOLOGIA MEXICO

by LOURDES BAEZ CUBERO, ROBERTO CERVANTES, EFRAIN CORTES, ET AL.

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2004
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9789680300198
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NEW ~ Libro-guia publicado en ocasion del 40 aniversario del Museo Nacional de Antropologia, Mexico. An excellent introduction in Spanish to Mexican ethnography from the Museo Nacional de Antropologia. Capitulos: Pueblos Indios, Gran Nayar, Pureecherio, Otopames, Sierra de Puebla, Oaxaca, Huasteco y Totonacos, Pueblos Mayas, Noroeste, Nahas. Color photographs. Maps. Bibliography. 75 pp.
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cover of EL LABERINTO DE LA FE : PEREGRINACIONES EN EL DESIERTO MEXICANO

EL LABERINTO DE LA FE : PEREGRINACIONES EN EL DESIERTO MEXICANO

by NEYRA PATRICIA ALVARADO SOLIS

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2008
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9786077601005
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NEW ~ Coleccion Investigaciones. Prologo: Andres Fabregas Puig. 159 pp. Maps. Illustrations. Bibliography. Edition of 1000 / 1000 ejemplares. Religious pilgrimage in the central deserts of Northern Mexico linking parts of Sonora, Chihuahua, Durango, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Zacatecas, and San Luis Potosi. Alvarado Solis holds a Ph.D. in Ethnography from the University of Paris, X. "La etnografia, el cuerpo humano y… Read more
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cover of TORTILLAS CEREMONIALES ; YA HMEE XA NSUNDA ; CEREMONIAL TORTILLAS

TORTILLAS CEREMONIALES ; YA HMEE XA NSUNDA ; CEREMONIAL TORTILLAS

by KARINA JAZMIN JUAREZ RAMIREZ

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2010
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1
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9786078069033
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NEW ~ Includes DVD. Fascinating ethnographic study of the Otomi (Comonfort and San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico) festive practice of printing colorful religious symbols on tortillas. Texts based on interviews. Coleccion Arte y Culturas Populares de Guanajuato numero 4. Trilingual: Spanish, Otomi, English. Traduccion espanol-otomi: Yolanda de Leon de Santiago. Traduccion espanol-ingles: Paige Mitchell. 280 pp. 196… Read more
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cover of NATURALEZA Y COCINA EN EL VALLE DEL MEZQUITAL

NATURALEZA Y COCINA EN EL VALLE DEL MEZQUITAL

by LILIA HERNANDEZ ALBARRAN / EDITH YESENIA PENA SANCHEZ

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2019
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9786075393926
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NEW ~ Prologo de Isabel Campos Groenaga. Cocina indigena hnahnu (Otomi) de la Valle del Mezquital, Hidalgo. Map. Photos. Bibliography. 127 pp. "Naturaleza y cocina... integra momentos historicos de una tradicion culinaria recuperada en imagenes etnograficas que dan cuenta de la biodiversidad y de la cultura hnahnu." En espanol / in Spanish.
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cover of CHOCOLATE CULTIVO Y CULTURA DEL MEXICO ANTIGUO

CHOCOLATE CULTIVO Y CULTURA DEL MEXICO ANTIGUO

by MARGARITA DE ORELLANA, TLALTECATZIN, VALENTINE TIBERE, FRAY DIEGO DE LANDA, J.M. HOPPAN, PHILIPPE NONDEDEO, NEZAHUALCOYOTL, ET AL.

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2011
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9786074610840
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NEW ~ Chocolate (cacao) in ancient Mexico with pre-hispanic, colonial, and modern texts in Spanish, with English and French translations. 96 pp.
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MITOS DEL MAIZ / MYTHIC CORN

by MARGARITA DE ORELANA, LUIS CARDOZA Y ARAGON, MARY MILLER, SIMON MARTIN, CARLOS NAVARRETE, ET AL.

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2006
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9789706831811
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NEW ~ Ten essays and other texts in Spanish about myth and maize in Mexico, with color photography and English translation. Number 79 in the second series of Artes de Mexico. 80 pp.
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RITUALES DEL MAIZ / RITUALS OF CORN

by MARGARITA DE ORELLANA, OSCAR MALDONADO MENDEZ, SUSANA GONZALEZ AKTORIES, GONZALO CAMACHO, ET AL.

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2006
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9789706831460
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NEW ~ Ten essays about corn rituals in Mexico, including the Huichol "boda de maiz" and Maya Popol Vuj, with color photography and English language translation section at end. Artes de Mexico, no. 78. 80 pp.
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cover of LETRAS SOBRE VOCES : MULTILINGUISMO A TRAVES DE LA HISTORIA

LETRAS SOBRE VOCES : MULTILINGUISMO A TRAVES DE LA HISTORIA

by BARBARA CIFUENTES (CON LA COLABORACION DE LUCINA GARCIA)

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1998
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1
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9789684963382
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NEW ~ An early title in the CIESAS ethnohistorical collection "Historia de los pueblos indigenas de Mexico" 340 pp. Illustrations. Maps. Bibliography. Primary source appendix - Apendice Documental. Edition of 2000 / 2000 ejemplares. "En este libro Barbara Cifuentes, a traves de un recorrido por la historia, aborda algunos aspectos que han caracterizado al multilinguismo en Mexico, tales como los interpretes,… Read more
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