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"An Indian Nation, whose Object Appears to be to Obtain Both from Britain and Mexico, the Recognition of her Independence": International Diplomacy, Trade, and the Maya of San Pedro (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Minette Church. Christine Kray. Jason Yaeger.

In 1810, British Honduras was a set of coastal settlements, served by the British Foreign Office rather than the Colonial Office, with only usufruct logging rights ceded by Spain in treaty negotiations of 1783/1786. The Foreign Office used the new independence of Mexico, the Federal Republic of Central America, and later Guatemala, as opportunities to renegotiate terms, arguing they were no longer bound by treaties with the now defunct New Spain. At the time of these renegotiations, some Maya...

Legacies of Resistance in Postcolonial Yucatán (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Rani Alexander.

The Caste War of Yucatán (1847-1901) is widely regarded a "successful" revitalization movement in the Americas. Construction of historical memories that emerged from the golden age of peasant studies in anthropology highlight redress of colonialism’s socioeconomic disparities, the birth of a new religion, and return to traditional lifeways, which recall the glories of the prehispanic era. But what is the basis of these interpretations? Were the entangled social, economic, political, and...

No Direction Home; Refining the Date of Occupation at Tikal’s 19th Century Refugee Village. (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only James Meierhoff.

In the latter half of the 19th Century, the ancient Maya ruined city Tikal was briefly reoccupied.  The frontier village was established some time before 1875, and had a maximum population of 15 households comprised of at least three distinct Maya speaking groups.  However, the site was again abandoned when archaeologists visited Tikal in 1881.  Most of the inhabitants were reportedly said to be Yucatec refugees fleeing the violence and upheavals of the Caste War of Yucatan (1847-1901) that...