The National Holidays in Yucatan during the 19th century

In the colonial world, the holidays guarded a great importance in the daily life of cities and towns. The festivities of Colonial and Independent Mexico provided a tool for the groups in power to legitimize the existing system of domination, strengthen the hierarchical order of society, provide the individuals a formation that shares match with the State Project, thus facilitating the work of domination and confirming, with every celebration, the inalterable perdurability of the society.

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