From the Archives

Time and the Maya Apocalypse: Guatemala, 1982 and 2012
By Virginia Garrard-Burnett

December 21, 2012 is the day the Maya calendar re-starts—heralding the apocalypse, doom-sayers claim. 'But what if the Maya's apocalypse already happened?' asks Virginia Garrard-Burnett in this exploration of violence, Pentecostalism, indigenous millenarianism, and hope in Guatemala during the 1970s and 1980s.

Originally Appeared in… The End? Volume 1. Issue 1. December 2012

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The Appendix was founded in late 2012 as a quarterly journal of experimental and narrative history, soliciting articles from historians, writers, and artists committed to good storytelling, with an eye for the strange and a suspicion of both jargon and traditional narratives.

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