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Title Ancient Maya women / edited by Traci Ardren.
Published Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, c2002.
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 Floor2  F1435.3.W55 A53 2002    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 293 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Gender and archaeology series ; v. 3
Gender and archaeology series ; v. 3.
Contents Women and gender in the ancient Maya world / Traci Ardren -- Gender and Maya farming: Chan Nòohol, Belize / Cynthia Robin -- Gender divisions of labor and lowland terrace agriculture / Linda Stephen Neff -- Spindle whorls: household specialization at Ceren / Marilyn Beaudry-Corbett and Sharisse McCafferty -- Death became her: images of female power from Yaxuna burials / Traci Ardren -- Engendering a dynasty: a royal woman in the Margarita tomb, Copan / Ellen E. Bell -- Lady K'awil, Goddess O, and Maya warfare / Maricela Ayala Falcón -- Women in classic Maya hieroglyphic texts / J. Kathryn Josserand -- Women in the hieroglyphic inscriptions of Chichén Itzá / Ruth J. Krochock -- Women-men (and men-women): classic Maya rulers and the third gender / Matthew G. Looper -- Representations of women in postclassic and colonial Maya literature and art / Gabrielle Vail and Andrea Stone -- Encountering Maya women / Wendy Ashmore.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-282) and index.
Subject Maya women -- History.
Maya women -- Politics and government.
Maya women -- Social conditions.
Related Names Ardren, Traci.
ISBN 0759100098 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759100106 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 47623905