Cultural, Social, World Issues

Lives in Ruins: Life in the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 1:34 pm

While millions of international tourists a year visit the World Heritage site of Chichén Itzá in southern Mexico and eagerly bask in its ancient wonder, few people appreciate the contemporary significance of the archaeological site. Using archival and ethnographic research, I discuss 1) how modern science and modern Maya people came to view this “ancient […]

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Lisa Breglia