By M. Bianet Castellanos
A go back to Servitude is an ethnography of Maya migration inside of Mexico that analyzes the foundational position indigenous peoples play within the improvement of the fashionable countryside. 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 financial system of the peninsula, and the way indigenous groups interact with this imaginative and prescient of up to date existence. extra widely, 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 capable of hold their feel 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