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 trendy geographical region. 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 have interaction with this imaginative and prescient of latest existence. extra generally, she demonstrates how indigenous groups adventure, withstand, and accommodate themselves to transnational capitalism.
Tourism and the social stratification that effects from migration have created clash one of the Maya. whilst, this paintings asserts, it's via engagement with modernity and its assets that they're in a position to hold 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