Peninsula de Yucatán: causas y manifestaciones del difícil establecimiento de un orden étnico colonial en la región, 1528- 1824


  • Miguel David Baraona Cockerell


Ethnicity, colonization, conflict, swidden-cultivation, demography, epidemics


This essay contrasts the Spanish conquest and colonization of the Maya lowlands to the complex civilization of Central Mexico, it proposes that the characteristics of agro-ecological Maya systems, which required certain social practices and forms of territorial mobility, clashed with predominant colonial schemes of domination. The study analyzes the interactions between the Maya Society , agro-productive systems, epidemics, and interethnic relations.


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Baraona Cockerell, Miguel David. 2010. “Peninsula De Yucatán: Causas Y Manifestaciones Del difícil Establecimiento De Un Orden étnico Colonial En La región, 1528- 1824”. Revista De Historia, no. 61-62 (January): 37-74.



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Baraona Cockerell, Miguel David. 2010. “Peninsula De Yucatán: Causas Y Manifestaciones Del difícil Establecimiento De Un Orden étnico Colonial En La región, 1528- 1824”. Revista De Historia, no. 61-62 (January): 37-74.

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