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Published: 06 March 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387756-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8775-6
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395065-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9506-5
Published: 15 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005322-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0532-2
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... Post-revolutionary governments promoted policies land reform, economic nationalism, and eventually an agenda of social justice. This political cycle culminated with the 1934–40 presidency of Lázaro Cárdenas, who advocated conservation, social mobilization, education, and agrarian reform in which...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... conditions. Forests emerged as important sites of social contention after the revolution, as land reform and economic nationalism began to deliver the woods to rural communities. Land reform sparked a strong agrarian movement in Michoacán and a nascent labor movement in Chihuahua, both of which echoed...
Book Chapter

By Christopher R. Boyer
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... 1926 forestry code land reform Madera Company Mexican revolution Miguel Angel de Quevedo ...
Published: 07 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... conditions. Forests emerged as important sites of social contention after the revolution, as land reform and economic nationalism began to deliver the woods to rural communities. Land reform sparked a strong agrarian movement in Michoacán and a nascent labor movement in Chihuahua, both of which echoed...
Book Chapter

By Wendy Matsumura
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 23 February 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
... Land reorganization project Ōta Chōfu Jahana Noboru Female weavers Reform of Old Customs Movement ...
Published: 07 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375876-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7587-6
... elsewhere in the world, Mexico was unique because the 1910–1917 revolution produced a land reform process that eventually delivered 60 percent of the nation’s woodlands to the predominantly indigenous people, whose attitude toward the woodlands often diverged from that of professional foresters. As a result...
Published: 19 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373063-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7306-3
... The chapter reveals the envirotechnically complex and sociopolitically charged tasks that government técnicos encountered trying to make the reparto de tierras (land distribution) of 1936 compatible with the reparto de aguas (water distribution). Facing a series of difficult tradeoffs...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The Law of Disentailment (Ley de Exvinculación) of 1874 was the culmination of liberal reform initiatives going back to the late-colonial period and to Bolívar. It sought to end the colonial institution of Indian tribute and replace it with a universal tax on the land, to be collected from all...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-125
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... at the national level were coming to an end. As the radical agenda gathered steam in the highlands and valleys, including demands for the nationalization of national resources and land reform, which could have a potentially significant impact on the lowlands, the regionalist position simultaneously hardened...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-062
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... lives as children, the memories of their mothers and grandmothers, and everyday life on haciendas around La Paz and Lake Titicaca before the agrarian reform of 1953, which overturned the hacienda regime. The testimonies depict the lives of women tied to the land, livestock, and artisanal manufacturing...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... “Lands to the Indian, Mines to the State” was first put forth as a slogan by the socialist writer Tristán Marof in 1926 and gained ground after the Chaco War, capturing revolutionary aspirations to recast society and economy. The calls for agrarian reform from the left accompanied the growing...
Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376040-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7604-0
..., but was actually a fight over who had the right to control and manage the prefecture’s human and material resources. Land reorganization project Ōta Chōfu Jahana Noboru Female weavers Reform of Old Customs Movement ...
... on the Nazas River—a project President Díaz already supported. It then describes the longer-term historical ecology of the Laguna since the colonial period; how land tenure and water rights fit into and affected that ecology through irrigated cotton growing; and the emergence of agrarian reform as a broad...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... Chapter 4 explores how Llamojha ascended to a national leadership position and began international political work. In 1961 he started working with indigenous peasants from the Pomacocha hacienda, participating in Ayacucho’s most famous land struggle. In 1962 he ran unsuccessfully for a seat...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-064
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... to these attacks with a tract critical of the new proposal. The Rural Federation of Cochabamba, a regional association of the landed elite, approved the text, and the powerful Bolivian Rural Society, the national organization of landlords, subsequently republished it. In the face of pressures for agrarian reform...