The Native Theatre in Middle America

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Author: Correa, Gustavo; Calvin Cannon; William A Hunter and Barbara Bode from the library of Professor George M Foster

Year: 1961

Publisher: Tulane University Press

Place: New Orleans


292 pages with plates, appendices, music note sheets and bibliboraphies. Quarto (10 ½ “ x 8“) issued in green wrappers. From the library of Professor George M Foster. Middle American Research Institute, publication 27. 1st edition.

Contents: Gustavo Correa and Calvin Cannon, La Loa en Guatemala: Contribucion al Estudio del Teatro Popular Hispanoamericano; Gustavo Correa, Texto de un Baile de Diablos; William A Hunter, The Calderonian Auto Sacramental el Gran Teatro del Mundo: An Edition and Translation of a Nahuatl Version; Barbara Bode, The Dance of the Conquest of Guatemala; .

George McClelland Foster, Jr born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on October 9, 1913, died on May 18, 2006, at his home in the hills above the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, where he served as a professor from 1953 to his retirement in 1979, when he became professor emeritus. His contributions to anthropological theory and practice still challenge us; in more than 300 publications, his writings encompass a wide diversity of topics, including acculturation, long-term fieldwork, peasant economies, pottery making, public health, social structure, symbolic systems, technological change, theories of illness and wellness, humoral medicine in Latin America, and worldview. The quantity, quality, and long-term value of his scholarly work led to his election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1976. Virtually all of his major publications have been reprinted and/or translated. Provenance from the executor of Foster's library laid in.


Foster’s stamp on front wrapper, light extremity wear, corners and spine head bumped else a very good copy.


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