Paul K. Eiss

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Peripheral Visions

Politics, Society, and the Challenges of Modernity in Yucatan

University of Alabama Press, University Alabama Press

Yucatan has been called “a world apart”—cut off from the rest of Mexico by geography and culture. Yet, despite its peripheral location, the region experienced substantial change in the decades after independence. Covering topics from the early 19th century to the late 20th century, the essays in this collection illuminate both the processes of change and the negative reactions that they frequently elicited.

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Beyond Alterity

Destabilizing the Indigenous Other in Mexico

The University of Arizona Press

The concept of “indigenous” has been entwined with notions of exoticism and alterity throughout Mexico’s history. In Beyond Alterity, authors from across disciplines question the persistent association between indigenous people and radical difference, and demonstrate that alterity is often the product of specific political contexts.

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Peripheral Visions

Politics, Society, and the Challenges of Modernity in Yucatan

University of Alabama Press, University Alabama Press

Yucatan has been called “a world apart”—cut off from the rest of Mexico by geography and culture. Yet, despite its peripheral location, the region experienced substantial change in the decades after independence. Covering topics from the early 19th century to the late 20th century, the essays in this collection illuminate both the processes of change and the negative reactions that they frequently elicited.

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