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Author Lewis, Stephen E., 1967- author

Title Rethinking Mexican indigenismo : the INI's Coordinating Center in highland Chiapas and the fate of a utopian project / Stephen E. Lewis
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 343 pages)
Contents Part I. The utopian project -- Dramatis personae: the indigenous, ladinos, and indigenistas -- Negotiating indigenismo: the bilingual cultural promoter -- Utopian dreams and the mística indigenista -- Part II. Sober realities -- Winning the battle, losing the war: the INI versus the Pedrero Alcohol monopoly -- Take two: the INI charts a more modest course -- Modernizing message, mystical messenger: the many uses of the Teatro Petul -- Medical pluralism and the limits of INI health programs -- From innovation to administration: the Coordinating Center's very long decade, 1958-1970 -- Did the INI promote caciquismo? -- Part III. Crisis, rekindled populism, and the fate of Mexican indigenismo -- The generation of 1968, the critique of Mexican anthropology, and the INI's response -- Indigenismo and the populist resurgence (1970-1976) -- Conclusion
Summary This book traces how indigenista innovation gave way to stagnation as local opposition, shifting national priorities, and waning financial support took their toll
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 04, 2018)
Subject Centro Coordinador Indigenista Tzeltal-Tzotzil -- History -- 20th century.
Instituto Nacional Indigenista (Mexico) -- History -- 20th century.
Indians of Mexico -- Government relations.
Indians of Mexico -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Tzeltal Indians -- Mexico -- Chiapas Highlands -- Government relations.
Tzeltal Indians -- Mexico -- Chiapas Highlands -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Tzotzil Indians -- Mexico -- Chiapas Highlands -- Government relations.
Tzotzil Indians -- Mexico -- Chiapas Highlands -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Chiapas Highlands (Mexico) -- Race relations.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017050849
ISBN 0826359035 (electronic book)
9780826359032 (electronic book)
Other Titles INI's Coordinating Center in highland Chiapas and the fate of a utopian project
Instituto Nacional Indigenista's Coordinating Center in highland Chiapas and the fate of a utopian project