Yaqui Resistance And Survival: The Struggle For Land And Autonomy, 1821?1910

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byEvelyn Hu-DeHart

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Evelyn Hu-DeHart brings into focus the Yaqui in the nineteenth century, as the newly independent Mexico lurched through immense economic and governmental transformations, wars, insurgencies, and changing political alliances. This history includes Yaqui efforts to establish a native republic independent of Mexico, their resistance against government efforts to reduce their communal land to individual holdings, the value of their labor to mining and agricultural companies in northwest Mexico, their several revolts and guerrilla actions, the massive deportation of Yaquis from Sonora to Yucatán, the flight of some Yaquis across the U.S. border to Arizona, and their role in the 1910 Mexican Revolution.
            In this revised edition of her groundbreaking work, Hu-DeHart reviews and reflects on the growth in scholarship about the Yaqui, including advances in theoretical frameworks and methodologies on borderlands, transnationalism, diaspora, and collective memory that are especially relevant to their history.

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Evelyn Hu-DeHart brings into focus the Yaqui in the nineteenth century, as the newly independent Mexico lurched through immense economic and governmental transformations, wars, insurgencies, and changing political alliances. This history includes Yaqui efforts to establish a native republic independent of Mexico, their resistance again...

Evelyn Hu-DeHart is a professor of history, American studies, and ethnic studies, and a past director of the Center for the Study of Race in America, at Brown University. She is the author of Missionaries, Miners, and Indians: History of Spanish Contact with the Yaqui Indians of Northwestern New Spain, 1533–1830.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:November 1, 2016Publisher:University Of Wisconsin PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
 
1. Introduction
Overview
The Colonial Legacy
 
2. They Refuse to Be Mexicans
The Banderas Rebellion: Phase One
The Banderas Rebellion: Phase Two
Banderas Assessed
 
3. Caudillo Politics
The Gándara Era, 1838–1856
The Pesqueira Era, 1857–1876
Alliances Appraised
 
4. A Separate Republic
An Obituary for Cajeme
 
5. Guerrilla Warfare
Broncos and Pacíficos
The Yaquis Repatriated
Resumption of Guerrilla Warfare
End of the Century: Taking Stock
 
6. The Final Solution
Sonora at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century
Search and Arrest: Deportation Begins
Deportation Accelerates
The Yaquis' Last Surrender
Porfirian Contradictions
 
7. Conclusion
The Nineteenth Century: Summation
The Twentieth Century: Epilogue
 
Maps
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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“The Yaqui Indians’ centuries-long struggle for sovereignty and survival is one of the great stories of Mexican and borderlands history. In this classic text, Evelyn Hu-DeHart illuminates the Yaquis’ history with the insight and intelligence that has distinguished all her work.”—Karl Jacoby, Columbia University