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Ancestors as plants

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Description: The Life Within: Classic Maya and the Matter of Permanence
Humans are creatures of change. Born helpless, they grow to adulthood and, by a grim path with certain conclusion, stoop and creak to the end. The transformation is inescapable. But there is another one, too. Along the way, they do and make, and make again. The need to create cannot be disowned. Crafting is in our bones. …
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.1-29

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