Mexican Rural Development and the Plumed Serpent: Technology and Maya Cosmology in the Tropical Forest of Campeche, Mexico (Hardback)
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Short Description for Mexican Rural Development and the Plumed Serpent An ethnography focusing on the Campeche Maya community. It examines their technologies and sacred cosmologies, and discusses how to combine these with modern technologies to form a system that provides for ecologically responsible development and ensures the cultural survival of this population.
- Published: 30 March 1998
- Format: Hardback 240 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780897894821 ISBN 10: 0897894820
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This is the first ethnography to be written about a Campeche Maya community. It examines the surviving Maya traditional technologies and sacred cosmologies and discusses the potential for combining these with modern knowledge and technologies to form an efficient new system that will not only provide for ecologically responsible development but will also make possible the cultural survival of this threatened indigenous population.