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Coercion, Culture, and Contracts: Labor and Debt on Henequen Haciendas in Yucatán, Mexico, 1870-1915 (The Economic History Association, 2009-03)The henequen boom coincided with the rule of Porfirio Diaz (1876-1911). During the boom, many Maya in Yucatan lost their rights to land and moved to henequen haciendas. As part of the implicit contract with hacendados, ...