6 edition of The Caste War of Yucatan found in the catalog.
July 23, 2001
by Stanford University Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||448|
ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations, maps, 24 cm. Contents: Introduction: Caste War violence: prospect and state of the art --Violence in anthropological and sociological perspective --Violence in organized groups --The context --Misery and everyday violence: lower-class rural life --Political violence before and beyond the. Yaxcabá and the Caste War of Yucatan. An Archaeological Perspective. By Rani T. Alexander. $ E-book: $ E-book ; Details. Overview. The Caste War of Yucatán () is widely regarded as the most successful Indian rebellion in the New World. An attempt by the Maya to rid themselves of foreign.
The war of the castes is one of the least known but most colorful episodes in Mexican history. In the descendants of the ancient Maya, after centuries of subjugation, fought their way across the peninsula of the Yucatan and came within a hair's breadth of driving their white msters into the sea. The Caste War, an indigenous uprising in the Yucatán that began in , resulted in several thousand Spanish-speaking refugees’ settling in northern Belize, while Mayan communities were reestablished in the north and west. These immigrants introduced a variety of agricultural developments, including traditional subsistence farming and.
The Caste War of Yucatan •Began with the revolt of native Maya people of Yucatán, Mexico against the Yucatecos. •Caste system: A class structure that is determined by birth. Loosely, it means that, if your parents are poor, you're going to be poor, too. The Caste War of Yucatan by Nelson Reed, Stanford University Press, The Machete and the Cross: Campesino Rebellion in Yucatan by Don E. Dumond, University of Nebraska Press, Yucatan's Maya Peasantry and the Origins of the Caste War by Terry Rugeley, University of Texas Press,
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This is the classic account of one of the most dramatic episodes in Mexican history—the revolt of the Maya Indians of Yucatán against their white and mestizo oppressors that began in Within a year, the Maya rebels had almost succeeded in driving their oppressors from the peninsula; bywhen the major battles ended, the war had killed or put to flight almost half of the population of by: The Caste War of Yucatán: Revised Edition | Nelson Reed.
This is the classic account of one of the most dramatic episodes in Mexican history—the revolt of the Maya Indians of Yucatán against their white and mestizo oppressors that began in Within a year, the Maya rebels had almost succeeded in driving their oppressors from the peninsula; bywhen the major battles ended, the war had killed or put.
The Caste War of Yucatán: The History and Legacy of the Last Major Indigenous Revolt in the Americas Kindle Edition. Charles River Editors (Author) › Visit Amazon's Charles River Editors Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.5/5(2). Nelson Reed is a pioneer when it comes to studies of Yucatán's history, and this book about the decades-long Guerra de las Castas (War of the Castes) was for many years the standard text on the subject.
Today there is a mini-cottage industry among academics who specialize it the region's history, but Reed can say with pride he was there first/5. I was born in and when the war started i was only eighteen and having to protect my family. Before my father died when i was only 15 he said that.
Stanford University Press, - History - pages 0 Reviews This is the classic account of one of the most dramatic episodes in Mexican history--the revolt of the Maya Indians of Yucatán. Mayas, Hispanics, and Caste War Violence in Yucatan, – Author: Terry Rugeley; Publisher: Stanford University Press ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This book explores the origins, process, and consequences of forty years of nearly continual political violence in southeastern Mexico.
Rani Alexander's study of the Caste War of Yucatan () uses archaeological evidence, ethnography, and history to explore the region's processes of by: The Caste War The Caste War of Yucatán was one of the longest-running insurgencies of the nineteenth century.
The armed resistance had origins in the expropriation of public land for private agricultural estates—known as haciendas—which followed Mexican independence.
“Caste” lands so firmly because the historian, the sociologist and the reporter are not at war with the essayist and the critic inside her. This book has the reverberating and patriotic slap. The Caste War of YucatÃ¡n - Nelson A. Reed - Google Books This is the classic account of one of the most dramatic episodes in Mexican history--the revolt of the Maya Indians of Yucatán against.
Although the “Caste War” would extend during more than half century, hundreds of thousands of dead whites and Mayas would flood with blood the Peninsula of Yucatan in the first three years of the. The Caste War of Yucatán began with the revolt of native Maya people of the Yucatán Peninsula against the European-descended population, called Yucatecos.
The latter had long held political and economic control of the region. A lengthy war ensued between the Yucateco forces in the northwest of the Yucatán and the independent Maya in the southeast. There was regular raiding between them. In the s the United Kingdom recognized the Maya state Location: Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico and British Honduras.
Origins of the Caste War The capitalist economic and political system was one of the principal reasons for the beginning of the caste war. The community members (Maya) began to lose power over their social, political and economic sectors. So they began to revolt this was primarily as a result of the pressure for higher production.
Drawn from a wealth of primary documents, this book represents the first real attempt to reconstruct the history of the pre-Caste War period. In addition to its obvious importance for Mexican history, it will be illuminating background reading for everyone Brand: University of Texas Press.
While the Caste War has been widely considered a conflict between the whites and the Maya, this book shows that Indians and non-Indians fought and died on both sides. Reviews ‘Gabbert's empirically grounded, rigorous analysis of Yucatán's Caste War sets a Author: Wolfgang Gabbert.
The armed forces that fought against the Caste War rebels were a heterogeneous mix, including regular government units. The majority of those who fought against Caste War rebels, however, were drafted to the militia (or National Guard) battalions established in major Yucatecan : Wolfgang Gabbert.
( - ) The Caste War is a well-known episode of the Yucatecan past and had a profound influence on the history of Northern Belize.
It was not only the largest and most successful of Yucatan's rural rebellions, but also the central event in the peninsula's modern history and the source of much of Northern Belize's culture. Caste is why Robert E Lee, the Confederate general who went to war against his own country for the right to enslave other humans can be honoured by memorials across the land.
Book Overview This is the classic account of one of the most dramatic episodes in Mexican history--the revolt of the Maya Indians of Yucat n against their white and mestizo oppressors that began in /5(5). Nelson Reed's "Caste War of Yucatan" tells the story of an obscure Maya rebellion in Mexico in the 's with vigor and a style that makes this history come alive.
This is a history that most Yucatecan ladinos didn't want told for many by: The caste war Revolt, The crisis, Ladino recovery, Stalemate, The coming of the cross, A campaign to end the war, --pt. 3. The speaking cross Venancio Puc, The Acereto Brigade, Coup and countercoup, Download book The Lost Treasures Of Yucatan.
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