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Author Gabbert, Wolfgang

Title Violence and the Caste War of Yucatán
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (360 p.)
Series Cambridge Latin American Studies ; v.116
Cambridge Latin American studies
Contents Cover; Half-title page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Caste War Violence -- Prospect and State of the Art; Part I Violence and War; 1 Violence in Anthropological and Sociological Perspective; 2 Violence in Organized Groups; Part II Violence in Yucatán Before and Beyond the Caste War, 1821-1901; 3 The Context; 4 Misery and Everyday Violence: Lower-Class Rural Life; 5 Political Violence before and beyond the Caste War; Part III The Caste War and Violence: An Overview; 6 The Beginnings; 7 A War of Attrition
20 Caste War Casualties21 The Caste War in Broader Perspective; Appendices; Appendix 1 Rebel and Kruso'b Attacks; Appendix 2 Attacks by Government Forces; Appendix 3 Kruso'b Attacks on Pacíficos; Bibliography; Index
8 Rebel Consolidation9 The End of Rebel Autonomy; Part IV Violence and the Government Forces; 10 Government Forces; 11 Violence and Suffering within the Government Forces; 12 Violence by Government Forces against Others; Part V Violence and the Kruso'b; 13 The Social Composition of the Rebel Movement; 14 Of Loot and Lumber: the Kruso'b Economy; 15 Kruso'b Politics and Religion; 16 Violence among the Kruso'b; 17 Kruso'b Violence against Outsiders; Part VI Intricacies of Caste War Violence; 18 Civil War, Ideology and Motivation; 19 Kruso'b and Soldiers: Parallels and Contrasts
Summary Analyzes the extent and forms of violence in one of the most significant indigenous rural revolts in nineteenth-century Latin America
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Mayas -- Warfare -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Mexicans -- Warfare -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State)
Political violence -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- History -- 19th century
Violence -- Mexico -- Yucatán (State) -- History -- 19th century
Yucatán (Mexico : State) -- History -- Caste War, 1847-1855
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1108662188