The Guatemalan Ways of Death

London Times Literary Supplement, No. 5185, August 16, 2002

6 Pages Posted: 24 Nov 2008

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Kenneth Anderson

American University - Washington College of Law

Abstract

This essay reviews books on Guatemalan and Mayan culture, art, politics, and society. The books under review range from an anthropological-art history examination of the altar carving of a famous church in Santiago Atitlan to accounts of the culture and politics of indigenous Mayan peoples of Guatemala.

Keywords: Guatemala; Santiago; Atitlan; Altar; Art and Society; Highland Maya Community; Chavez; Christenson; sculpture; ritual; civil war; village; military; Chiapas; poor; global capitalism; cultural resilience

JEL Classification: D60; F01; F36; P12

Suggested Citation

Anderson, Kenneth, The Guatemalan Ways of Death. London Times Literary Supplement, No. 5185, August 16, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=935772

Kenneth Anderson (Contact Author)

American University - Washington College of Law ( email )

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