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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: The Field of Discourse Production

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Spanish conquest of Yucatán rested on two major columns, military subjugation and the so-called conquista pacífica “peaceful conquest.” The military conquest was carried out by a relatively small ... More


Perpetual Reducción in a Land of Frontiers

Joel Robbins

in Converting Words: Maya in the Age of the Cross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257702
eISBN:
9780520944916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257702.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

The Maya were highly organized before the arrival of the Spanish—especially prior to but also after the demise of the Mayapán confederacy in the mid-thirteenth century. Given the accumulated ... 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


Yucatan and Belize on the Eve of Conquest

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/9780813036663.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter addresses Maya political and economic organization just prior to the Spanish Conquest in Yucatan, Belize, and to some extent, Peten. The nature of native Maya states and geopolitical ... More


The Environment of Early Contact

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/9780813036663.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Why did Spanish Europeans decide not to settle the mainland, coast, and cayes that are now Belize? How did Spaniards or other seafaring Europeans view Belize's coast, and did this information find ... More


The African Presence in Yucatan: Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Pilar Zabala

in Natives, Europeans, and Africans in Colonial Campeche: History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034928
eISBN:
9780813039626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034928.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the African roots of the Yucatan and provides fresh insights into the origins, arrival, and integration of Afro Caribs during the colonial period and into the evolving roles ... More


Maya and Spanish in Yucatán: An Example of Continuity and Change

Barbara Pfeiler

in Iberian Imperialism and Language Evolution in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226126173
eISBN:
9780226125671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226125671.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter addresses the question of language coexistence and change in the Mexican state of Yucatan, where the highest proportion of bilingualism of an indigenous language and Spanish has been ... More


Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan

Mark Christensen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785280
eISBN:
9780804787314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785280.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines ecclesiastical texts written in Nahuatl and Yucatec Maya to illustrate their role in conveying and reflecting various Catholic messages—and thus Catholicisms—throughout colonial ... More


The Founding of Yaxuná: Place and Trade in Preclassic Yucatán

Travis W. Stanton

in Maya E Groups: Calendars, Astronomy, and Urbanism in the Early Lowlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054353
eISBN:
9780813053226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054353.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews the evidence for E Groups in the northern Maya lowlands with an emphasis on the site of Yaxuná, Yucatán. Data indicate that E Groups in Yucatán and northern Campeche are ... More


The Preclassic Settlement of Northwest Yucatan: Recharting the Pathway to Complexity

David S. Anderson, Fernando Robles Castellanos, and Anthony P. Andrews

in Pathways to Complexity: A View from the Maya Lowlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813054841
eISBN:
9780813053332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054841.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter focuses on presenting data and interpretations resulting from three recent archaeology projects carried out in the northwest corner of Yucatan, Mexico. The surveys identified a total of ... More


The Cemetery: Death and Human Diversity

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 discusses the new studies of human remains located in the site cemetery. The osteological investigation established the presence of 133 individuals. There is a low incidence of pathologies, ... More


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