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By M. Bianet Castellanos

As a unfastened exchange region and Latin America's most well liked vacation spot, Cancún, Mexico, is greater than only a vacationer city. it's not simply actively thinking about the construction of transnational capital but additionally types an essential component of the state's modernization plan for rural, indigenous groups. certainly, Maya migrants make up over a 3rd of the city's population.

A go back to Servitude is an ethnography of Maya migration inside of Mexico that analyzes the foundational function indigenous peoples play within the improvement of the trendy geographical region. 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 economic system of the peninsula, and the way indigenous groups have interaction with this imaginative and prescient of up to date existence. extra generally, she demonstrates how indigenous groups adventure, 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. whilst, this paintings asserts, it really is via engagement with modernity and its assets that they're in a position to hold their feel of indigeneity and community.

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