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Title Land between waters : environmental histories of modern Mexico / edited by Christopher R. Boyer.
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2012.
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 Floor2  GE160.M58 L36 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 307 p. : ill, maps ; 24 cm.
Series Latin American landscapes
Latin American landscapes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Cycles of Mexican Environmental History / Christopher R. Boyer -- Downslope and North : How Soil Degradation and Synthetic Pesticides Drove the Trajectory of Mexican Agriculture through the Twentieth Century / Angus Wright -- Mexico's Breadbasket : Agriculture and the Environment in the Bajío / Martín Sánchez Rodríguez -- Nature as Subject and Citizen in the Mexican Botanical Garden, 1787-1829 / Rick A. López -- Besieged Forests at Century's End : Industry, Speculation, and Dispossession in Tlaxcala's La Malintzin Woodlands, 1860-1910 / José Juan Juárez Flores -- Water and Revolution in Morelos, 1850-1915 / Alejandro Tortolero Villaseñor -- King Henequen : Order, Progress, and Ecological Change in Yucatán, 1850-1950 / Sterling Evans -- Class and Nature in the Oil Industry of Northern Veracruz, 1900-1938 / Myrna I. Santiago -- Parables of Chapultepec : Urban Parks, National Landscapes, and Contradictory Conservation in Modern Mexico / Emily Wakild -- The Illusion of National Power : Water Infrastructure in Mexican Cities, 1930-1990 / Luis Aboites Aguilar -- Episodes of Environmental History in the Gulf of California : Fisheries, Commerce, and Aquaculture of Nacre and Pearls / Mario Monteforte and Micheline Cariño -- Conclusion: Of the "Lands in Between" and the Environments of Modernity / Cynthia Radding.
Subject Mexico -- Environmental conditions.
Landscape changes -- Mexico -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Mexico -- History.
Environmental degradation -- Mexico -- History.
Political ecology -- Mexico -- History.
Environmental policy -- Mexico -- History.
Mexico -- History -- 1810-
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1810-
Related Names Boyer, Christopher R. (Christopher Robert)
ISBN 9780816502493 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0816502498 (cloth : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 774021139