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Land, Labor, And Capital in Modern Yucatan - 9780817312879

Un libro in lingua di Brannon Jeffery T. edito da Univ of Alabama Pr, 2002

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Owing to Yucatan’s relative isolation, many assume that the history and economy of the peninsula have evolved in a distinctive way, apart from the central government in Mexico City and insulated from world social and economic factors. The essays in this volume suggest that this has not been the case: the process of development in Yucatan has been linked firmly to national and global forces of change over the past two centuries. The essays are by U.S., Mexican, Canadian, and Belizean social scientists representing both well-established and younger scholars. The result is a perspective on Yucatan’s historical development that is at once international, interdisciplinary, and intergenerational.

In this volume, all of the contributors are genuinely comfortable with the theories and approaches of several disciplines—economics, history, and anthropology, and sociology. All have used largely untapped, primary, archival sources, and the result is a fascinating offering of new information.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Land, Labor, And Capital in Modern Yucatan
  • Sottotitolo: Essays in Regional History And Political Economy
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreBrannon Jeffery T.
  • Editore: Univ of Alabama Pr
  • Collana: Univ of Alabama Pr (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 11 Novembre '02
  • Genere: HISTORY
  • Pagine: 344
  • Peso gr: 520
  • Dimensioni mm: 222 x 146 x 25
  • ISBN-10: 0817312870
  • EAN-13: 9780817312879