Debate. Three ethnographic texts about the Guatemalan Indigenous woman

The anthropological study of gender and of women has been greatly developed since the publication of the book Woman, Culture and Society (1974), which contains, among its magnificent essays, that of Lois Paul, “The Mastery of Work and the Mystery of Sex in a Guatemalan Village”, where we are offered a fairly expressive description of the Mayan women of Zutuhíl language from San Pedro de la Laguna.

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