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Author DeMott, Tom.

Title Into the hearts of the Amazons : in search of a modern matriarchy / Tom DeMott.

Published Madison, Wis. : Terrace Books/University of Wisconsin Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.89768 DEMO    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 268 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-262) and index.
Contents The blue mortuary -- The politician -- Honoring San Vicente -- The apologist -- Lavada -- The Russian -- Quintessential isthmus women -- The kid -- Vela Zandunga -- The spy -- The other city hall -- The princess -- Purse strings -- The blaseña -- Tirada de frutas -- The radical -- Day of the dead -- The Italian -- Bloqueo -- The journalist -- Marketplace Tehuantepec -- The filmmaker -- Inventing Santa Inés -- The grad student -- Green mangos -- The investigator -- The general's daughter.
Subject Zapotec women -- Mexico -- Juchitán de Zaragoza -- History.
Zapotec women -- Mexico -- Juchitán de Zaragoza -- Social conditions.
Zapotec Indians -- Mexico -- Juchitán de Zaragoza -- Social life and customs.
Matriarchy -- Mexico -- Juchitán de Zaragoza.
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico) -- History.
Juchitán de Zaragoza (Mexico) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0299216403 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard Number 9780299216405