The Maya World: Yucatec Culture and Society, 1550-1850

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The Maya World
Yucatec Culture and Society,
1550-1850

Matthew Restall

STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, STANFORD, CALIFORNIA

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents ix
  • Maps and Figures xi
  • Tables xiii
  • Chapter One - Introduction 1
  • Part One - Identity and Organization 11
  • Chapter Two - The Cah: Identity 13
  • Chapter Three - The Cah: Entity 20
  • Chapter Four - Names 41
  • Chapter Five - Government 51
  • Chapter Six - Politics: Faction, Office, and Career 61
  • Part Two - Society and Culture 85
  • Chapter Seven - Class 87
  • Chapter Eight - Daily Life 98
  • Chapter Nine - Inheritance 110
  • Chapter Ten - Gender 121
  • Chapter Eleven - Sexuality 141
  • Chapter Twelve - Religion 148
  • Part Three - Land and Material Culture 167
  • Chapter Thirteen - Settlement 169
  • Chapter Fourteen - Economic and Material Culture 178
  • Chapter Fifteen - Land Description 189
  • Chapter Sixteen - Tenure and Exchange 206
  • Chapter Seventeen - Conflict and Conquest 217
  • Part Four - Literacy and Language 227
  • Chapter Eighteen - Notarial Purpose and Style 229
  • Chapter Nineteen - Petitions 251
  • Chapter Twenty - Election Records 267
  • Chapter Twenty-One - Quasi-Notarial Genres 276
  • Chapter Twenty-Two - Language 293
  • Chapter Twenty-Three - Conclusion 305
  • Appendixes 321
  • Reference Matter 375
  • Notes 377
  • Glossary 420
  • Works Cited 423
  • Index 435
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