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Book Launch: Everyday Life Matters: Maya Farmers at Chan by Cynthia Robin

When: Tuesday, December 6, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM  

Where: Bookends & Beginnings, 1712 Sherman Ave, Alley #1, Evanston, IL 60201

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Nancy Hickey   847.467.1507

Group: Anthropology Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings


While we might first think of grand temples and royal tombs when we think of the
ancient world, the lives of ordinary people have always had a powerful impact on
society as a whole. The ancient Maya are a case in point. Ordinary Maya farmers
developed sustainable lifeways that allowed community and society to thrive for
thousands of years. Northwestern Professor Cynthia Robin's latest book, Everyday Life
Matters, now out in paperback, is a ground-breaking study examining a decade of
archaeological research.

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