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Nancy M. Farriss
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205)

Change and Continuity in Maya Culture, 1400-1600: A Case Study of Acculturation

To study the processes of acculturation among the Mayan Indians of Ywcatan, Mexico, during the late pre-Columbian and early colonial periods. The goal of this research is an ethnohistorical case study, which will examine acculturation as a process, rather than a product; and will analyze the dynamics of culture change within the native society prior to colonization as a major factor in affecting adaptations under European rule.

Project fields:
Latin American History

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Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 8/31/1976