By Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo,Renato Rosaldo,Martha Pou
The 1994 Zapatista rebellion of Chiapas' Maya peoples opposed to the Mexican executive shattered the country fable that indigenous teams were effectively assimilated into the kingdom. during this wide-ranging learn of id formation in Chiapas, Aída Hernández delves into the event of a Maya crew, the Mam, to investigate how Chiapas' indigenous peoples have actually rejected, authorised, or negotiated the professional discourse on "being Mexican" and collaborating within the building of a Mexican nationwide identity.
Hernández strains the advanced relatives among the Mam and the nationwide executive from 1934 to the Zapatista uprising. She investigates the various rules and modernization tasks during which the kingdom has tried to impose a Mexican id at the Mam and exhibits how this Maya staff has resisted or accommodated those efforts. particularly, she explores how altering spiritual association, women's and ecological activities, monetary globalization, nation guidelines, and the Zapatista stream have all given upward push to varied methods of "being Mam" and considers what those indigenous identities could suggest for the way forward for the Mexican country. The Spanish model of this e-book received the 1997 Fray Bernardino de Sahagún nationwide prize for the simplest social anthropology learn in Mexico.
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Histories and Stories from Chiapas: Border Identities in Southern Mexico by Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo,Renato Rosaldo,Martha Pou