Hardcover: 248 pages
Publisher: University Press of Colorado; 1 edition (August 15, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 4399819
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In Elusive Unity, Armstrong-Fumero examines early twentieth-century peasant politics and twenty-first-century indigenous politics in the rural Oriente region of Yucatán.The rural inhabitants of this region have had some of their most important dealings with their nation’s government as self-identified “peasants” and “Maya.” Using ethnography, oral history, and archival research, Armstrong-Fumero shows how the same body of narrative tropes has def...