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Social Categories, Ethnicity and the State in Yucatán, Mexico
  • W. Gabbert
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of Latin American Studies
  • 1 August 2001
This article discusses the development of social categories and ethnicity in the peninsula of Yucatán, Mexico, since the Conquest in the sixteenth century. Based on the Yucatec case, it demonstratesExpand
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Of Friends and Foes: The Caste War and Ethnicity in Yucatan
Todas las situaciones coloniales y postcoloniales crean sistemas de dominacion basadas en el antagonismo entre colonizadores y colonizados. En consecuencia se ha generalmente interpretado a lasExpand
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Becoming Maya: Ethnicity and Social Inequality in Yucatán since 1500
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Concepts of Ethnicity
While ‘ethnicity’ is one of the most intensely discussed concepts in the social sciences, there is no general consensus on the exact meaning of the term. This article starts with an overview of itsExpand
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Von der lokalen zur imaginierten Gemeinschaft? Sozialer Wandel, Migration und Ethnizität in Afrika und Lateinamerika
Im gegenwartigen Globalisierungsdiskurs wird angesichts des raschen sozialen Wandels und der zunehmenden Integration auch bislang eher marginaler Gebiete und Ixbensbereiche in die kapitalistischeExpand
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In the Shadow of the Empire – The Emergence of Afro-Creole Societies in Belize and Nicaragua
Este articulo persigue dos objetivos. En su primera parte, se ana­liza la historia de los afro-americanos de habla inglesa (criollos) en dos regiones de Centroamerica, dando especial enfasis en suExpand
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Plant succession on disturbed sites in four plant associations in the Northern Mojave Desert
The US Department of Energy (DOE) is characterizing Yucca Mountain Nevada, as a potential site for long-term underground storage of high-level nuclear waste. DOE is committed to reclaim all landsExpand
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Social and Cultural Conditions of Religious Conversion in Colonial Southwest Tanzania, 1891-1939
Starting from a discussion of theoretical approaches to conversion to Christianity, this article discusses the mission of the Protestant Moravian Church among the Nyakyusa of southwestern Tanzania.Expand
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