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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


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


Biological Affinities and Mortuary Archaeology in Coastal Northern Populations of Yucatán at the End of the Postclassic Period: Demic Considerations

Andrea Cucina, Allan Ortega Muñoz, Sandra Verónica, and Elizalde Rodarte

Cathy Willermet, Andrea Cucina, Cathy Willermet, and Andrea Cucina (eds)

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The authors of this chapter focus their attention on the distribution of mortuary practices and their relationship to population affinities among several Postclassic (AD 1000–1520) Maya sites located ... 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


Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Stephanie Jo Smith

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The state of Yucatán is commonly considered to have been a hotbed of radical feminism during the Mexican Revolution. Challenging this romanticized view, this book examines the revolutionary reforms ... More


The Outsider

Terry Rugeley

in The River People in Flood Time: The Civil Wars in Tabasco, Spoiler of Empires

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791526
eISBN:
9780804793124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791526.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 constitutes the heart and soul of the book: the story of how a Cuban adventurer named Francisco de Sentmanat y Zayas was invited into Tabasco to assist the province’s federalists with their ... More


Introduction Women and the Radical Revolutionary Laboratory

Stephanie J. Smith

in Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the book. It sets out the book's purpose, which is to consider issues of women and gender during the Mexican Revolution in ... More


If Love Enslaves … Love Be Damned!: Divorce and Revolutionary State Formation in Yucatán

Stephanie J. Smith

in Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter utilizes men's and women's divorce cases to reveal how divorce practices shifted from a female-initiated process before the Mexican Revolution to a mainly male-initiated process during ... More


Five Women in Public and Public Women: Prostitutes in Revolutionary Yucatán

Stephanie J. Smith

in Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Focusing on the practice of prostitution, this chapter addresses the often contentious interchanges between revolutionary officials and those elements of society they viewed as threats to Yucatán's ... More


Conclusion

Stephanie J. Smith

in Gender and the Mexican Revolution: Yucatan Women and the Realities of Patriarchy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832844
eISBN:
9781469605753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888650_smith.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter highlights Yucatán's Mestiza (meaning Maya) Beauty Contest, held in December 1924, to further illustrate the state's overall rollback of more substantial reforms for women. Yucatecan ... 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


Motores de Sangre: They Do Not Think, or Assimilate, or Master

Jason Oliver Chang

in Chino: Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040863
eISBN:
9780252099359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040863.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recovers the history of recruited Chinese laborers, known as motores de sangre, for use in national colonization. Records from cientificos, or technocratic officials, of the Porfirian ... 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


Imperial Archaeology: The American Isthmus as Contested Scientific Contact Zone

Gesa Mackenthun

in Surveying the American Tropics: A Literary Geography from New York to Rio

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318900
eISBN:
9781846319983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318900.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines a ‘tropical’ geographical site that has largely been forgotten by the historiography of America while being mythologized in popular history. Gesa Mackenthun argues that while ... More


National Liberalism, Local Liberalisms

in Indigenous Citizens: Local Liberalism in Early National Oaxaca and Yucatan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757645
eISBN:
9780804772914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757645.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book, which explores Mexico's transition to liberalism, focusing on the experiences of the states of Oaxaca and Yucatán, argues that changes in institutions triggered intense negotiation between ... More


The Institutional Revolution in Town Politics: Oaxaca and Yucatan, 1812–1821

in Indigenous Citizens: Local Liberalism in Early National Oaxaca and Yucatan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757645
eISBN:
9780804772914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757645.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Spain's passage of a liberal constitution in 1812 presented a challenge to both Oaxaca and Yucatán regarding local notions of autonomy. This constitution redefined the structures of municipal ... More


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