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Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.; 1 edition (March 1, 1994)
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shooting the cultures of rural Guatemala in a uniquely bright demeanour! Glittenberg’s related to account lines her paintings reviews in highland Guatemala and her personal development as a nurse, an anthropologist, and anyone turning into conscious of the area neighborhood. in the course of her first journey she labored as an “unwelcome” vacationing nurse on the recognized Behrhorst medical institution. Later, she returns to Guatemala along with her relatives to behavior a yr of fieldwork in highland towns—the Ladino city of Zaragoza and town of Indian strength, Patzun. Her 12 months is a richly colourful account of the puzzles and difficulties of 2 specified cultures seized by means of poverty and oppression. Glittenberg returns once more in 1974, in the course of a poor time. the fear has elevated, and the inhabitants has suffered a devastating earthquake. yet this time she has come again to assist, to make a distinction and to provide assist in a rustic the place as soon as a private situation was once find out how to order a scrambled egg.