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By Raphael Brewster Folsom

This vital new publication at the Yaqui humans of the north Mexican country of Sonora examines the heritage of Yaqui-Spanish interactions from first touch in 1533 via Mexican independence in 1821. The Yaquis and the Empire is the 1st significant e-book to house the colonial heritage of the Yaqui humans in additional than thirty years and provides a finely wrought portrait of the colonial adventure of the indigenous peoples of Mexico's Yaqui River Valley. In studying local engagement with the forces of the Spanish empire, Raphael Brewster Folsom identifies 3 ironies that emerged from the dynamic and ambiguous dating of the Yaquis and their conquerors: the strategic use by means of the Yaquis of either resistance and collaboration; the intertwined roles of violence and negotiation within the colonial pact; and the remarkable skill of the imperial strength to stay powerful regardless of its normal weakness.
 
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