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The Resource Maya pilgrimage to ritual landscape : insights from archaeology, history, and ethnography, Joel W. Palka, (electronic resource)

Maya pilgrimage to ritual landscape : insights from archaeology, history, and ethnography, Joel W. Palka, (electronic resource)

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Maya pilgrimage to ritual landscape : insights from archaeology, history, and ethnography
Title
Maya pilgrimage to ritual landscape
Title remainder
insights from archaeology, history, and ethnography
Statement of responsibility
Joel W. Palka
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Pilgrimage to ritually significant places is a part of daily life in the Maya world. These journeys involve important social and practical concerns, such as the maintenance of food sources and world order. Frequent pilgrimages to ceremonial hills to pay offerings to spiritual forces for good harvests, for instance, are just as necessary for farming as planting fields. Why has Maya pilgrimage to ritual landscapes prevailed from the distant past and why are journeys to ritual landscapes important in Maya religion? How can archaeologists recognize Maya pilgrimage, and how does it compare to similar behavior at ritual landscapes around the world? The author addresses these questions and others through cross-cultural comparisons, archaeological data, and ethnographic insights. "--
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1962-
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Palka, Joel W.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Archaeologies of landscapes in the Americas series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mayas
  • Mayas
  • Sacred space
  • Sacred space
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages
  • Pilgrims and pilgrimages
Label
Maya pilgrimage to ritual landscape : insights from archaeology, history, and ethnography, Joel W. Palka, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ritual landscapes, pilgrimage, and cultures in the southern Maya region -- Pilgrimage, ritual landscapes, and material culture -- Ritual landscapes, communicating places, and community -- Homes of the earth lords : Maya caves, ruins, and boulders -- Creation and the moon goddess : Maya islands and ritual waters -- Mountains of sustenance and cliffs of paradise in Maya pilgrimage -- Conclusions : interpreting Maya ritual landscapes and pilgrimage
Control code
ssj0001227569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 374 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780826354747
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014001245
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001227569
Label
Maya pilgrimage to ritual landscape : insights from archaeology, history, and ethnography, Joel W. Palka, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Ritual landscapes, pilgrimage, and cultures in the southern Maya region -- Pilgrimage, ritual landscapes, and material culture -- Ritual landscapes, communicating places, and community -- Homes of the earth lords : Maya caves, ruins, and boulders -- Creation and the moon goddess : Maya islands and ritual waters -- Mountains of sustenance and cliffs of paradise in Maya pilgrimage -- Conclusions : interpreting Maya ritual landscapes and pilgrimage
Control code
ssj0001227569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 374 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780826354747
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014001245
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0001227569

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