Chapter 3. The Popol Wuj: The Repositioning and Survival of Mayan Culture

  1. Sara Castro-Klaren
  1. Carlos M. López

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696446.ch3

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

How to Cite

López, C. M. (2008) The Popol Wuj: The Repositioning and Survival of Mayan Culture, in A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture (ed S. Castro-Klaren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696446.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405128063

Online ISBN: 9780470696446

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Keywords:

  • mayan culture;
  • culture paradigms;
  • mesoamerican societies;
  • inherent dilemmas;
  • dynasties

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Evangelizing Period

  • Modernity and “Ladinization”

  • Globalization versus Mayan Resurgence

  • References and Further Reading