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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Tradition and adaptation: life in a modern Yucatan Maya
Published By: Original publisher
Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press. 1975. xi, 224 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Maya (Yucatán Peninsula) (NV10)
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Public utilities (365);
Status, role, and prestige (554);
Ethnic stratification (563);
Community structure (621);
Religious denominations (795);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
According to the author, Irwin Press, change has been a
feature of peasant life for hundreds of years. Villagers have been able to accommodate
change because theirs is a 'society of parts' and not a fragile, tightly knit integrated
whole. Differences in gender, religion, ethnicity, and education are cleavages along which
the forces of change can move without necessarily disrupting village life. Press shows how
change is negotiated in terms of Ladino and Mestizo identities. He also discusses how the
prestige and leadership of two professional teachers, who were born in the community,
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references and index
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Ian Skoggard ; 2000
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Pustunich, Yucatan, Mexico
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings