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PUBLICATIONS OF JAMES D. SEXTON


Books:

2016 (with Marilyn Rex Sexton) An Anthropologist Goes to the Vietnam War. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (published 7 April 2016 in trade paperback edition) and Kindle Direct Publishing (published 15 November 2016 in digital edition) with preface, introduction, maps, photographs (black and white in print edition; color in digital edition), figures, notes, epilogue, appendix, glossary, references cited, and index (in print edition), 492 pages (in print edition).

2010 (with Pedro Cholotío Temó, Alberto Barreno, and Fredy Rodríguez-Mejía)  The Dog Who Spoke and More Mayan Folktales / El perro que habló y más cuentos mayas.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.  (Published 1 October 2010 in trade paperback, translated and edited with preface, introduction, maps, figures, notes, glossary, and references cited, 281 pages.)

2010 Reprinted by permission from  Joseño: Another Mayan Voice Speaks from Guatemala, "Rain Was Scarce in 1987" in The Latin American Reader, Volume II, 1st Edition by Cheryl Martin and Mark Wasserman, pages 122-123.  New Jersey: Prentice Hall Publishers, a division of Pearson Education.

2010 Reprinted by permission from Son of Tecún Umán: A Maya Indian Tells His Life Story, "San José Disputes with San Martín over Water Rights" in The Latin American Reader, Volume II, 1st Edition by Cheryl Martin and Mark Wasserman, pages 137-140.  New Jersey: Prentice Hall Publishers, a division of Pearson Education.

2001 (with Ignacio Bizarro Ujpán)  Joseño: Another Mayan Voice Speaks from Guatemala.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.  (Published in August in clothbound and paperback, translated and edited with introduction, maps, figures, notes, glossary, and index, 312 pages).

2000  (with Ignacio Bizarro Ujpán)  Heart of Heaven, Heart of Earth and Other Mayan Folktales(Published in September as a Microsoft Reader eBook, Barnes&Noble.com.)

1999a  (with Ignacio Bizarro Ujpán)  Heart of Heaven, Heart of Earth and Other Mayan Folktales.  Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.  (Published in April in clothbound and paperback, translated and edited with introduction, maps, notes, glossary, 152 pages.)

1999b  Mayan Folktales: Folklore from Lake Atitlán, Guatemala.  Albuquerque: University  of  New Mexico Press. (Published in March as a trade paperback, translated and edited with introduction, notes, and glossary, 301 pages; second U of NM Press printing, July 2002; third U of NM Press printing, January 2005; fourth U of NM printing, November 2006; fifth U of NM printing, June 2011; sixth U of NM printing, 1 November 2013; seventh U of NM printing, 28 January 2015.   First published by Doubleday/Anchor, New York, in May of 1992; second Anchor printing, October 1992; third Anchor printing, January 1994; fourth Anchor printing, February 1996. 

1996  Reprinted by permission from Mayan Folktales, "The Story of the Lazy Man Who Got to Be King of a Town," in Myths and Stories from the Americas, Barbara Levadi, et al., editors, pages 130-139.  New York: Globe Fearon (Simon and Schuster /Prentice Hall Publishers).

1995 Paramythia apo tēn Guatemala (Παραμύθια άπό τήν Гονατεμάλα [Tales from Guatemala]). Eisagōgē, epilogē, metaphrasē (Introduction, selection, translation) Giōrgos Gutas. Prolegomena (Foreword) Giōrgēs Exarchos.  Athēna: Gabriēlidēs. (Selected folktales from Mayan Folktales translated into Greek by Giōrgos Gutas.)

1992  Ignacio: The Diary of a Mayan Indian of Guatemala.  Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.  (Published in February in clothbound and paperback, translated and edited with introduction, notes, appendix, epilogue, glossary, and index, 325 pages.)

1991  Reprinted by permission from Son of Tecún Umán, "A New Baby but Illness Strikes Again," "Subsistence Farming with My Family on the Farm San José del Carmen," "Poverty, Insomnia, and Illness," and "Thinking of My Children's Future," in Voices From World Geography, Anne Souby, editor, pages 24-27.  Steck-Vaughn: Austin, Texas.

1990  Son of Tecún Umán: A Maya Indian Tells His Life Story.  Published in trade paperback by Waveland Press, Prospect Heights, Illinois.  (Translated and edited with introduction, notes, appendix, and index, 250 pages.  First published in 1981 by the University of Arizona Press in clothbound and paperback; second U of A paperback printing in 1985.)

1985  Campesino:  The Diary of a Guatemalan Indian.  Tucson: University of Arizona Press.  (Published in clothbound, translated and edited with introduction, notes, appendices, and index, 448 pages.)

1973  Modernization among Tzutuhil and Cakchiquel Maya: A Comparative Analysis of Two Guatemalan Towns, San Juan la Laguna and Panajachel.   Ann Arbor: UMI Dissertation Services, A Bell and Howell Company, 346 pages.

1972  Education and Innovation in a Guatemalan Community: San Juan la Laguna.   Los Angeles: Latin American Center Studies Series, UCLA, Vol. 19, University of California, paperback, 72 pages.

Articles:

2010 (with Fredy Rodríguez-Mejía) "Depiction of Animals in the Popol Vuh and Current Mayan Folktales," In Latin American Indian Literatures Journal, Vol. 26(1): 1-26, Spring.

2001  "Ignacio Bizarro Ujpán: Themes of a Tzutuhil Maya's Life Story,"  Delaware Review of Latin American Studies (DeRLAS, a refereed, online journal),  Vol. 2 , No. 2,  July 2001.

2000  "Environmental Determinants of Folkloric Content in Guatemala."  In Latin American Indian Literatures Journal, Vol. 16 (1): 1-17, Spring.

1982  (with Clyde M. Woods)  "Demography, Development and Modernization in Fourteen Highland Guatemalan Towns."   In The Historical Demography of Highland Guatemala, Robert M. Carmack, John Early, and Christopher Lutz, editors.  Institute for Mesoamerican Studies, SUNY at Albany, Pub.  No. 6: 189-202.  (Distributed by the University of Texas Press.)

1979a  "Modernization among Cakchiquel Maya:  An Analysis of Responses to Line Drawings."  Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Vol. 10: 173-190.

1979b  "Education and Acculturation in Highland Guatemala."  Anthropology and Education Quarterly, Vol. 10: 80-95.

1978  "Protestantism and Modernization in Two Guatemalan Towns."  American Ethnologist,  Vol. 5: 280-302.

1977  (with Clyde M. Woods)  "Development and Modernization among Highland Maya: A Comparative Analysis of Ten Guatemalan Towns."  Human Organization, Summer, Vol. 36: 156-177.

1975  "Change and Continuity: Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology."   Reviews in Anthropology, Vol. 2 (1): 24-39.

Book Reviews:

1999  Review of The Soul of Development: Biblical Christianity and Economic Transformation in Guatemala, by Amy L. Sherman.  Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 32 (3): 410-411.

1992  Review of Guatemalan Indians and the State, 1540 to 1988, edited by Carol A. Smith.  Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol. 72: 287-289.

1989  Review of Harvest of Violence: The Maya Indians and the Guatemalan Crisis, edited by Robert M. Carmack.  American Anthropologist, Vol. 91: 499-500.

1987  Review of Testimony: Death of a Guatemalan Village, by Victor Montejo, translated by Victor Perera.  Bloomsbury Review, Vol. 7 (2): 20, 24.

1986  Review of Shadows: A Mayan Way of Knowing, by Ruben Reina.  American Anthropologist, Vol. 88 (3): 745-746.

1981  Review of Acculturation: Theory, Models and Some New Findings, edited by Amado M. Padilla.  American Ethnologist, Vol. 8 (4): 817-818.

1980  Review of The Ethnographic Interview, by James P. Spradley.  American Anthropologist, Vol. 82 (4): 937-938.

1976  Review of Catholics and Protestants: Agricultural Modernization in Two German Villages, by Gunter Golde.  Ethnohistory, Vol. 23 (1): 75-78.

Commentary, Letters, Proceedings, Author Chat:

2001  "James Sexton," Author Chats, Tuesday, 26 April, 10:00 a.m., pp. 1-4.

1997  "Reply to James Loucky," American Ethnologist Vol. 24 (1): 190-91.

1994  "Folklore from San José and Panajachel" in Five Hundred Years after Columbus: Proceedings of the 47th International Congress of Americanists, compiled by E. Wyllys Andrews V. and Elizabeth Oster Moxillo.  New Orleans: Tulane University, Middle American Research Institute, Publication 63, p. 33.

1993a  "Reply to Victor Montejo," American Anthropologist Vol. 95: 1009.

1993b  "Message from the President," Southwestern Anthropological Association (SWAA) Newsletter, January, Vol. 33 (3): 1.

1993c  "Message from the President," SWAA Newsletter, March, Vol. 33 (4): 1.

1992a  "Message from the President," SWAA Newsletter, June, Vol. 33 (1): 1.

1992b  "Message from the President," SWAA Newsletter, October, Vol. 33 (2): 1. 

1990  "Current Activities at Northern Arizona University," SWAA Newsletter, Nov.

1988  "Care Needed in Using Writings of Other Scholars," Anthropology Newsletter (American Anthropological Association) Vol. 29 (7): 2.

Note:  Electronic versions of Sexton 1977, 1978 1979b, 1980, 1981, 1989, 1993a, 1997 can be accessed through MetaPress, Anthrosource, SAGE Premier 2007, and JSTOR.


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