The Covenants with Earth and Rain; Exchange, Sacrifice, and Revelation in Mixtec Society / Edition 1

The Covenants with Earth and Rain; Exchange, Sacrifice, and Revelation in Mixtec Society / Edition 1

by John Monaghan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0806131926

ISBN-13: 9780806131924

Pub. Date: 09/28/1999

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

In this book, John Monaghan explores the culture of the Mixtecs, today one of the largest Native American groups in Mexico. Focusing on the community of Santiago Nuyoo, located in the mountainous Mixteca Alta region, he describes Nuyooteco marriage practices, gift exchange, kinship systems, land tenure, cosmology, ritual, and feasting.

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In this book, John Monaghan explores the culture of the Mixtecs, today one of the largest Native American groups in Mexico. Focusing on the community of Santiago Nuyoo, located in the mountainous Mixteca Alta region, he describes Nuyooteco marriage practices, gift exchange, kinship systems, land tenure, cosmology, ritual, and feasting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806131924
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Civilization of the American Indian Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
394
Sales rank:
856,168
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.91(d)

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