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Land, politics, and memory in five Nija'ib' K'iche' títulos: "The title and proof of our ancestors"




Matsumoto, Mallory, author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Five highland Maya títulos composed in the sixteenth century by the Nija'ib K'iche' of Guatemala. Each manuscript provides a copy of the original, a transcription of the sixteenth-century modified Latin script, a morphologic analysis, a line-by-line English translation preserving the original syntax, and English prose versions.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Quiché Indians -- Guatemala -- Texts
Quiché language -- Transcription
Oral history -- Guatemala
Indian literature -- Guatemala


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