Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

De "indios" y "gachupines". Las fobias en las fábricas textiles de Puebla

Leticia Gamboa Ojeda


Set at the beginning of 20th century, this paper studies mutual attitudes of rejection between Mexican workers and Spanish employees in an important Mexican textile region. Spanish-phobia and ethno-phobia were there expressed in various forms, different moments and diverse degrees of intensity, sometimes exacerbatedly.
However, it is not enough to estimate those phenomena as a problem of adaptation between waves of immigrants and receptory society. Their cause was the contrasting situation between those two groups of the people kept (in terms of dornination/subordination), and the effect of political changes generated by Revolution.

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