The Two Milpas of Chan Kom

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Author  Alicia Re Cruz
Publisher  State University of New York Press
Publication Date   March 1, 1996
ISBN  0791428303
Pages  222

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An ethnographic account of Chan Kom, a contemporary Maya community in Yucatan, Mexico that focuses on the social schism within the community resulting from an accelerated process of migration to Cancun, a major tourist center. Chan Kom is a Maya community in the Yucatan peninsula that is currently undergoing a process of transformation due to increasing migration to Cancun, Mexico. The author demonstrates the significance of the Mayas' socio-economic and ideological strategies to adapt to the changes brought about by this migration.

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