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Author Holbrock, Mary J., 1965-
Title Mayan literacy reinvention in Guatemala / Mary J. Holbrock.
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2016.

Author Holbrock, Mary J., 1965-
Subject Mayas -- Languages -- Social aspects.
Mayan languages -- Social aspects -- Guatemala.
Languages in contact -- Guatemala.
Literacy -- Social aspects -- Guatemala -- History.
Mayas -- Guatemala -- Government relations.
Mayas -- Languages -- Writing.
Literacy programs -- Guatemala.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- History of Mayan literacy -- Oral and written uses of Mayan languages -- Issues of personal literacy use in the Mayan communities -- Print media in Mayan languages -- Environmental print -- Mayan literacy in education -- Weaving the threads of Mayan literacy -- Afterword.
Summary Through this investigation, the promises and pitfalls of a literacy-revitalization endeavor are detailed and our understanding of the concept of literacy is reexamined.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 19, 2018).
ISBN 9780826357243 (electronic book)
0826357245 (electronic book)
9780826357236 (hardcover)
0826357237 (hardcover)
OCLC # 940342393
Additional Format Print version: Holbrock, Mary J., 1965- Mayan literacy reinvention in Guatemala. Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2016 9780826357236 (DLC) 2015047752.

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