Maya Anthropological Archaeology
Fisher, Chelsea R. (editor)
Chase, Arlen (editor)
This volume examines the intersection between archaeologists working in the Maya area of Central American and local communities and agencies. It highlights issues of past colonial practice as well as issues involving modern tourism. The archaeologists involved in this volume attempt to suggest ways of bettering both community relationships and standards of practice for the field of Maya archaeology.
Keywordsarchaeology; community museums; gender and sexuality; Maya; Maya k’an glyph; Tynanthus guatemalensis eugenol; antidiabetic activity; cultural heritage; Maya archaeology; indigenous critique of anthropology; settler colonialism; conservation; experimental archaeology; identity; education; Puuc; collaboration; descendant communities; Afro-Caribbean history; Creole; Belize; heritage management; collaborative research; consolidation; stabilization; looting; culinary heritage; celebrity chefs; foodways; tourism; Yaxunah; archaeological heritage; education outreach; community participation; culture and nature Conservation; community based heritage and preservation; anthropological archaeology; Caste War of Yucatan; community archaeology; community development; archaeological ethics; world heritage; continuity; public outreach; Guatemala; microfinance; historical archaeology; Yucatan; tangible heritage; engaged archaeology; inequality; contradictions; Belizean archaeology; n/a
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Publication date and placeBasel, Switzerland, 2021
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