Shadows of Bonampak is one of the last extensive studies of traditional Lacandon Maya society. The Dutch anthropologist Sebastiaan Roeling studied the Lacandon Maya during the past ten years in which... More > he was able to collect many new information about this magnificent culture. Topics presented in Shadows of Bonampak include the history of the Lacandones, residence, marriage, childhood, the onen-system and dream-symbolism. Special attention is given to Lacandon religion and rituals which Roeling documented during his many visits to the Lacandon elder Antonio Chan K’in Martínez.
This book is an indispensable resource for scholars, students and lay people who are interested in contemporary Maya society.
With 98 photos and illustrations.< Less