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Author Pitarch Ramón, Pedro

Common Titl Ch'ulel. English
Title The jaguar and the priest : an ethnography of Tzeltal souls / Pedro Pitarch ; foreword by Roy Wagner

Publ Info Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  F1221.T8 P5713 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  F1221.T8 P5713 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The ethnography of souls -- Souls and signs -- The European within -- Animism as history -- Narrative, ritual, silence -- The mirror in the saints -- A case of healing : text and ritual -- Conclusion: The fold
LC subject Tzeltal Indians -- Rites and ceremonies
Tzeltal Indians -- Religion
Shamanism -- Mexico -- Cancuc
Cancuc (Mexico) -- Social life and customs
ISBN 9780292737471 (pbk.)
9780292723313 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292723318 (cloth : alk. paper)