Yucatan in an Era of Globalization by Eric N. Baklanoff, Edward H. Moseley, Gilbert M. Joseph

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By Eric N. Baklanoff, Edward H. Moseley, Gilbert M. Joseph

This paintings describes the profound alterations to Yucatán’s society and economic system following the 1982 debt quandary that prostrated Mexico’s economic system. The editors have assembled contributions from professional “Yucatecologists”—historians, geographers, cultural scholars, and an economist—to chart the speeded up swap in Yucatán from a monocrop economic system to a whole beneficiary and sufferer of rampant globalization. 

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28 Mérida’s more affluent residents had the opportunity to enjoy various types of spectacles. Spanish and Italian companies regularly visited the city to perform plays and operas; the Spanish operetta form known as the zarzuela was also popular. Motion pictures were shown in Mérida at an early date, and several films were shot there. 29 Yucatecans enjoyed another type of spectacle that became popular in the 1890s after Cuban immigrants introduced baseball to the peninsula. Amateur teams made up of working-class youths, many of them Cubans, were organized under elite sponsorship.

For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. 32 / Edward H. Moseley and Helen Delpar as well as members of the middle and lower classes. -owned Cananea Copper Company in Sonora in 1906 and at textile mills in Puebla, Tlaxcala, and Orizaba and Río Blanco in the state of Veracruz in 1906–7. In the United States exiled dissident and anarchist Ricardo Flores Magón, founder of the radical Partido Liberal Mexicano (PLM, Liberal Mexican Party), excoriated the regime for its despotism and exploitation of workers and peasants.

Royal officials and members of the clergy were dispatched to Mérida on the heels of the conquest to defend the interests of the king and to convert the Indians to Christianity. The representatives of the crown quickly gained the upper hand over the encomenderos, but they and their heirs—never more than 150 at any one time—continued to occupy a central place in the evolving society. In most regions of Spanish America, encomiendas had disappeared by the end of the sixteenth century. 4 The task of bringing Christianity to the Yucatecan Maya was entrusted to the Order of St.

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