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Scandals in the house of birds

shamans and priests on Lake Atitlán
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Tzutuhil sculpture -- Guatemala -- Santiago Atitlán, Tzutuhil Indians -- Religion, Tzutuhil Indians -- Rites and ceremonies, Art thefts -- Guatemala -- Santiago Atitlán, Santiago Atitlán (Guatemala) -- Religious life and customs, Santiago Atitlán (Guatemala) -- Social life and cu

Places

Santiago Atitlán (Guatemala), Guatemala, Santiago Atitl

StatementNathaniel Tarn and Martín Prechtel.
ContributionsPrechtel, Martín.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1465.2.T9 T37 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL345850M
ISBN 101568860447
LC Control Number98004887

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Scandals in the House of Birds: Shamans and Priests on Lake Atitlan by Nathaniel Tarn (, Hardcover)5/5(1). Print book: English View all editions and formats. Summary: Based on a thirty-year span of fieldwork in the Lake Atitlan region of Guatemala, Scandals in the House of Birds is a multivoiced epic of a sacred crime, and its tangled mythic, religious, and political ramifications.

Nathaniel Tarn. Scandals in the House of Birds: Shamans and Priests on Lake Atitlkn. Marsilio, The full title of Nathaniel Tarn's new book reveals much. Lake Atitlan lies in the central highlands of Guatemala, surrounded by volcanoes and hills.

The Maya have been living here for centuries. Based on a thirty-year span of fieldwork in the Lake Atitlán region of Guatemala, Scandals in the House of Birds is a multi-voiced epic of a sacred crime, and its tangled mythic, religious, and political ramifications.

The Maximón, a wooden statue venerated since pre-Columbian times, is stolen from the local villagers, sent to a European museum, and finally returned decades later, largely thanks to the. Scandals is a synthesising of over forty years of fieldwork among, research on and thinking about the Tzutujil Maya living on the shores of Lake Atitlán in Guatemala (’House of Birds’ is a translation of the indigenous name for the pre-Columbian Tzutujil capital, now in ruins at the foot of Volcano San Pedro []).

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by Nathaniel Tarn. I was extremely disappointed in this book. The only memorable parts were those written by Prechtel. The rest is a confusing mismash of undeveloped personalities and poorly described events.

I'm amazed that Tarn has such a reputation. When his girlfriend Kate inherits a derelict house - and a fierce family feud - she's determined to strip it, sell it and move on.

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For example, Leviticus –17 states that only doves or pigeons should be sacrificed as burnt offerings to God. Details regarding specific situations are addressed throughout the book, such as Leviticus –10 for sin offerings and Leviticus –7 for the ritual.

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Oliver quits his job as he feels his soul eroding in the mindless city job he has. Kate is ambitious and wants to move to New York. She has gotten possession of "The House of Birds" due to a missing will and a bit of a family feud between the Calverts and the s: "The Birds" is a horror story by the British writer Daphne du Maurier, first published in her collection The Apple Tree.

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