By Reynold Feldman
An anthology of folks sayings and proverbs from world wide, prepared in a hundred alphabetized different types for simple reference. This treasury of proverbial knowledge makes an incredible present publication and a convenient reference for audio system and writers.
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MacLeod many essays and research notes about native Mesoamericans. Also worth careful review are the various journals on Mexican or Central American history, such as Anales de la Sociedad de Geografı´a e Historia (Guatemala), Historia Mexicana, and Historias (Mexico). Mexican regional journals such as Estudios Jaliscenses and La Palabra y el Hombre (Veracruz), to name but two of many, are also of use and have published many essays about regional native peoples. From time to time, researchers have attempted to review the state of long periods of Mesoamerican Indian historiography.
To these ends he permitted encroachment on Indian lands and various forms of long-term rentals, and initiated measures that made Indian labor, voluntary and forced, more available to others. The Reglamento de Jornaleros of 1877 was especially signiﬁcant, and reconﬁrmed mandamientos, the forced-labor drafts that had existed since the colonial era. Uncoordinated Indian village resistance took many forms, including a few riots and the murder or expulsion of land surveyors. Work on haciendas as peons, or ﬂight, were also used to avoid these impositions.
So also did some cajas de comunidad or community chests. Concessions to the native population, such as the abolition of the tribute in 1812, came too late. In some regions, then, renewed pressures and diseases wiped out remnants of native populations in the second half of the eighteenth century. In others, commercialization, migrations to new workplaces, rising prices for basics, and pressure on Indian lands from population growth and encroaching haciendas meant a disappearance of ethnic distinctiveness and increasing proletarianization, hunger, and unrest.