By M. Bianet Castellanos
A go back to Servitude is an ethnography of Maya migration inside Mexico that analyzes the foundational function indigenous peoples play within the improvement of the fashionable geographical region. concentrating on 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 system of the peninsula, and the way indigenous groups have interaction with this imaginative and prescient of up to date lifestyles. extra generally, 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 really is via engagement with modernity and its assets that they're in a position to keep 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