Gilbert M. Joseph (NHC Fellow, 1992–93)
Summer of Discontent, Seasons of Upheaval: Elite Politics and Rural Rebellion in Yucatan, 1890-1915
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Fellowship Work Summary, 1992–93
Gilbert M. Joseph wrote four chapters and other portions of his manuscript, "Summer of Discontent, Seasons of Upheaval: Elite Politics and Rural Insurgency in Yucatan, 1876-1915." He co-edited and contributed two chapters to Everyday Forms of State Formation: Revolution and the Negotiation of Rule in Modern Mexico, a volume sponsored by the Social Science Research Council that will be published by Duke University Press in the spring of 1994 (with a Spanish-language edition to follow shortly thereafter). He also wrote "Rethinking Mexican Revolutionary Mobilization: Yucatan's Seasons of Upheaval, 1909-1915," to be published by Historia Mexicana; co-authored "Henequen Monoculture and its Contradictions: Structures of Domination and Forms of Resistance on Yucatecan Estates during the Late Porfiriato," forthcoming in Plantation Workers: Resistance and Accommodation, edited by Brij Lal and Doug Munro (University of Hawaii Press); and contributed "From Caste War to Class War: The Historiography of Modern Yucatan (1750-1940)" to a volume on Mexican historiography that will be published by the Universidad Nacional Autönoma de México. With Mark Szuchman, he continued to edit I Saw a City Invincible: Urban Portraits of Latin America (Scholarly Resources, 1994).