Pueblos de Indios y Tierras Comunales. Villa Alta, Oaxaca: 1742-1856
Publisher: El Colegio de Michoacan
569 pages with maps, figures, tables and index. Octavo (9" x 6 1/4") bound in original wrappers. First edition limited to 500 copies.
Luis Alberto Arrioja Díaz Viruell's book presents an analysis of the projects that cemented,research on postcolonial Oaxaca and specifically a broad region where peoples and indigenous communal lands were perfect for a series of reformist actions for more than one hundred years emphasized the differences on the homogeneities white. These differences and assesses its impact on the political, economic and agrarian structures of indigenous peoples. It also reveals how people learned to overcome these inequalities and even take advantage of them to confront provincial officials, native authorities, especially senior neighboring villages. Throughout the text the reader can see how the liberal reformist actions and internal contradictions of native settlements converged at the time and for straightening marked the evolution of the people of Villa Alta, Oaxaca.
Light edge wear else a near fine copy.
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