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Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Todd A. Eisenstadt, Michael S. Danielson, Moises Jaime Bailon Corres, and Carlos Sorroza Polo (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Throughout the Americas indigenous people have been arguing that they should be entitled, as “first peoples,” to representation in local, national, and international fora in a capacity different from ... More


Introduction: Reconciling liberal pluralism and group rights: A comparative perspective on Oaxaca, Mexico’s, experiment in multiculturalism

Todd A. Eisenstadt

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

“Autonomy” as a concept contains a slew of meanings, connotations, and frames. This chapter considers the degree to which minority groups can operate independently from the state and its dominant ... More


Multicultural reforms for Mexico’s “tranquil” Indians in Yucatán

Shannan Mattiace

in Latin America's Multicultural Movements: The Struggle Between Communitarianism, Autonomy, and Human Rights

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199936267
eISBN:
9780199333066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936267.003.0062
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Yucatán was one of the last Mexican states to enact Indian rights legislation in the wake of the 2001 national constitutional changes, and is worthy of examination, as it has one of the largest ... More


Pathways to Complexity: A View from the Maya Lowlands

M. Kathryn Brown and George J. III Bey (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054841
eISBN:
9780813053332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054841.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Pathways to Complexity synthesizes a wealth of new archaeological data to illuminate the origins of Maya civilization and the rise of Classic Maya culture. In this volume, prominent Maya scholars ... More


Landscapes of the Itza: Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites

Linnea Wren, Cynthia Kristan-Graham, Travis Nygard, and Kaylee Spencer (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054964
eISBN:
9780813053417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054964.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Designated a World Heritage site in 1998 by UNESCO, Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico, has fascinated explorers, scholars, and visitors for nearly 500 years. Yet, despite Chichen Itza’s extensive ... More


Indigenous Citizens: Local Liberalism in Early National Oaxaca and Yucatan

Karen D. Caplan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757645
eISBN:
9780804772914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757645.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book challenges the commonly held assumption that early nineteenth-century Mexican state-building was a failure of liberalism. By comparing the experiences of two Mexican states, Oaxaca and ... More


Rebellion Now and Forever: Mayas, Hispanics, and Caste War Violence in Yucatan, 1800-1880

Terry Rugeley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760485
eISBN:
9780804771306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760485.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the origins, process, and consequences of forty years of nearly continual political violence in southeastern Mexico. Rather than recounting the well-worn narrative of the Caste ... More


Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Elizabeth Graham

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Most of the research concerned with early Spanish colonialism in Middle America focuses on Mexico, Yucatan, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America. The land that became Belize was ... More


Rulers without Borders: The Difficulty of Identifying Polity Boundaries in Terminal Classic Yucatan and Beyond

Scott A. J. Johnson

in Landscapes of the Itza: Archaeology and Art History at Chichen Itza and Neighboring Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054964
eISBN:
9780813053417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054964.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the nature of polity borders in Early Postclassic Yucatan. It outlines definitions for borders and related terms and argues that the Itza maintained hegemonic rather than ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth Graham

in Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The people (Maya and Spaniards), the region (Belize and Yucatan), and the time periods (sixteenth and seventeenth centuries) on which the book focuses are described in this introduction. A chronology ... More


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