By M. Bianet Castellanos
A go back to Servitude is an ethnography of Maya migration inside Mexico that analyzes the foundational position indigenous peoples play within the improvement of the fashionable countryside. targeting tourism within the Yucatán Peninsula, M. Bianet Castellanos examines how Cancún got here to be equated with modernity, how this urban has formed the political economic climate of the peninsula, and the way indigenous groups interact with this imaginative and prescient of up to date existence. extra commonly, she demonstrates how indigenous groups event, face up to, and accommodate themselves to transnational capitalism.
Tourism and the social stratification that effects from migration have created clash one of the Maya. even as, this paintings asserts, it truly is via engagement with modernity and its assets that they're in a position to continue their experience of indigeneity and community.
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A Return to Servitude: Maya Migration and the Tourist Trade in Cancun (First Peoples: New Directions Indigenous) by M. Bianet Castellanos