Joel Palka

Associate Professor

  • 260 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
19922016
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archaeology Social Sciences
colonization Social Sciences
Guatemala Social Sciences
Mexico Social Sciences
archaeological evidence Earth & Environmental Sciences
symbolism Social Sciences
Classic period Earth & Environmental Sciences
excavation Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 1992 2016

  • 260 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 5 Chapter
  • 1 Book

The perduring Maya: New archaeology on early Colonial transitions

Oland, M. & Palka, J. W., Apr 1 2016, In : Antiquity. 90, 350, p. 472-486 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colonization
archaeology
narrative
interaction
Colonies

Lacandón maya culture change and survival in the lowland frontier of the expanding Guatemalan and Mexican republics

Palka, J. W., Jan 1 2015, Studies in Culture Contact: Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology. Southern Illinois University, p. 457-475 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

republic
Guatemala
missionary
entrepreneur
refugee
5 Citations (Scopus)

The identity and worship of humain remains in rockshelter shrines among the northern lacandons of Mensabäk

Cucina, A., Tiesler, V. & Palka, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Estudios de Cultura Maya. 45, 1, p. 141-169 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sanctuary
trauma
indication
death
present
pilgrimage
ethnography
archaeology
religious behavior
history

You are what you drink in Honduras

Palka, J., Jan 1 2010, Adventures in Eating: Anthropological Experiences in Dining from Around the World. University Press of Colorado, Vol. 9781607320159. p. 263-274 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Honduras
food
foreign countries
consumption behavior
ethnicity