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Author Kahn, Hilary E., 1966-

Title Seeing and being seen : the Q'eqchi' Maya of Livingston, Guatemala, and beyond / Hilary E. Kahn
Edition 1st ed
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xi, 242 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Introduction -- Field(s) of engagement : Livingston and Proyecto Ajwacsiinel -- Cycles of debt : colonialism, coffee, and companies -- Envisioning power and morality : Tzuultaq'a, Germans, and action-in-place -- Private consumption, communities, and kin -- Publicly performing moralities and internalizing vision -- Anachronistic mediators and sensory selves : exploring time and space -- Día de Guadalupe : identity politics -- Crime, globalization, and ethnic relations in Livingston and beyond -- I am a camera : vignettes of ethnographic vérité -- Endings and beginnings
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-233) and index
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Subject Kekchi Indians -- Guatemala -- Lívingston -- History
Kekchi Indians -- Guatemala -- Lívingston -- Ethnic identity
Kekchi Indians -- Guatemala -- Lívingston -- Social conditions
Video recording in ethnology -- Guatemala -- Lívingston
Motion pictures in ethnology -- Guatemala -- Lívingston
Indians in motion pictures.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- Native American Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Indians in motion pictures
Kekchi Indians
Kekchi Indians -- Ethnic identity
Manners and customs
Motion pictures in ethnology
Video recording in ethnology
Lívingston (Guatemala) -- Social life and customs
Guatemala -- Lívingston
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780292795679