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Title: The Covenants with Earth and Rain - Exchange, Sacrifice, and Revelation in Mixtec Sociality
Description: USA: University of Oklahoma Press, 1995. 1st. Hardcover. 16x23.5cm. ".an ethnographic study of the Mixtecs - today one of the largest Native American groups in Mexico. Focusing on the community of Santiago Nuyoo, located in the mountainous Mixteca Alta region, John Monaghan describes Nuyooteco marriage practices, gift exchange, kinship systems, land tenure, cosmology, ritual, and feasting. The author shows how Nuyootecos create and maintain relationships and achieve collective goals through exchange and sacrifice." Almost like new; mark to fore edge of page block; brown cloth, white title on spine; jacket would be near fine but for the partial remains of sticker at base fore edge corner of front.. Near Fine .

Keywords: Santiago Nuyoo Mesoamerican North American Native Indian Anthropology Social History Mixtec Monaghan Norman Culture Language Ethnography

Price: GBP 8.70 = appr. US$ 12.42 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: MPS3581

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