The Resource The journey of a Tzotzil-Maya woman of Chiapas, Mexico : pass well over the earth, Christine Eber, (electronic resource)

The journey of a Tzotzil-Maya woman of Chiapas, Mexico : pass well over the earth, Christine Eber, (electronic resource)

Label
The journey of a Tzotzil-Maya woman of Chiapas, Mexico : pass well over the earth
Title
The journey of a Tzotzil-Maya woman of Chiapas, Mexico
Title remainder
pass well over the earth
Statement of responsibility
Christine Eber
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Most recent books about Chiapas, Mexico, focus on political conflicts and the indigenous movement for human rights at the macro level. None has explored those conflicts and struggles in-depth through an individual woman's life story. The Journey of a Tzotzil-Maya Woman of Chiapas, Mexico now offers that perspective in one woman's own words. Anthropologist Christine Eber met 'Antonia' in 1986 and has followed her life's journey ever since. In this book, they recount Antonia's life story and also reflect on challenges and rewards they have experienced in working together, offering insight into the role of friendship in anthropological research, as well as into the transnational movement of solidarity with the indigenous people of Chiapas that began with the Zapatista uprising. Antonia was born in 1962 in San Pedro Chenalhó, a Tzotzil-Maya township in highland Chiapas. Her story begins with memories of childhood and progresses to young adulthood, when Antonia began working with women in her community to form weaving cooperatives while also becoming involved in the Word of God, the progressive Catholic movement known elsewhere as Liberation Theology. In 1994, as a wife and mother of six children, she joined a support base for the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. Recounting her experiences in these three interwoven movements, Antonia offers a vivid and nuanced picture of working for social justice while trying to remain true to her people's traditions."--Publisher's website
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eber, Christine Engla
Dewey number
972/.75
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
F1221.T9
LC item number
E23 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series
Series volume
26
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tzotzil women
  • Tzotzil women
  • Feminist anthropology
  • Chiapas (Mexico)
  • Chenalhó (Mexico)
  • Chenalhó (Mexico)
Label
The journey of a Tzotzil-Maya woman of Chiapas, Mexico : pass well over the earth, Christine Eber, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Pt. 1. Becoming a Batz'i Antz = True Woman. A childhood memory ; Parents ; Learning to work ; School ; Making one's soul arrive ; Listening to the Word of God ; Courtship and marriage ; Learning to be a wife ; Learning to be a mother ; Learning to manage a household ; Animals ; Water ; Working with coffee -- Pt. 2. Contesting the status quo, creating a different world. The time of fire ; 1997 ; International encounters ; Sons ; Daughters ; Daughters-in-law and grandchildren ; Cargos ; Cooperatives ; Traveling ; The International Folk Art Market -- Pt. 3. Gains and losses, lessons learned. Envy ; Suffering ; A difficult trip ; Faith and love ; Exodus ; Death ; Life so far
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (289 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780292735392
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)771288301
  • (CaPaEBR)ebrary10519723
  • (SSID)ssj0000551561
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11344788
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000551561
  • (PQKBWorkID)10537777
  • (PQKB)10593205
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3443572
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse597
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000073360
Label
The journey of a Tzotzil-Maya woman of Chiapas, Mexico : pass well over the earth, Christine Eber, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Pt. 1. Becoming a Batz'i Antz = True Woman. A childhood memory ; Parents ; Learning to work ; School ; Making one's soul arrive ; Listening to the Word of God ; Courtship and marriage ; Learning to be a wife ; Learning to be a mother ; Learning to manage a household ; Animals ; Water ; Working with coffee -- Pt. 2. Contesting the status quo, creating a different world. The time of fire ; 1997 ; International encounters ; Sons ; Daughters ; Daughters-in-law and grandchildren ; Cargos ; Cooperatives ; Traveling ; The International Folk Art Market -- Pt. 3. Gains and losses, lessons learned. Envy ; Suffering ; A difficult trip ; Faith and love ; Exodus ; Death ; Life so far
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (289 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780292735392
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)771288301
  • (CaPaEBR)ebrary10519723
  • (SSID)ssj0000551561
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11344788
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000551561
  • (PQKBWorkID)10537777
  • (PQKB)10593205
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3443572
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse597
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000073360

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