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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2003) 83 (3): 575–576.
Published: 01 August 2003
...J. R. McNeill The Origins of Agriculture in the Lowland Neotropics. By dolores r. piperno and deborah m. pearsall. San Diego:Academic Press, 1998. Photographs. Plates. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Figures. Notes. Bibliography. Indexes. xiv, 400 pp. Cloth, $99.00. 2003 by Duke University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2005) 85 (3): 495–496.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Gregory T. Cushman States of Nature: Science, Agriculture, and Environment in the Spanish Caribbean, 1760–1940. By stuart mccook. Austin:University of Texas Press, 2002. Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Table. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiv, 201 pp. Cloth, $50.00. Paper, $22.95. 2005 by...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2006) 86 (4): 848–849.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Dario A. Euraque Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States. By john soluri. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005. Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index. xiii, 321 pp. Cloth, $60.00. Paper, $21.95...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2001) 81 (1): 183–184.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Erik Ching An Agrarian Republic: Commercial Agriculture and the Politics of Peasant Communities in El Salvador, 1823–1914. By aldo a. lauria-santiago. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1999. Maps. Tables. Appendix. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. viii, 326 pp. Cloth,$45. Paper...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2012) 92 (1): 41–71.
Published: 01 February 2012
... the briny lands began to torment the city. Intermittently from 1912 to 1950, the Mexican government carried out an ambitious drainage and fertilization project to curtail the dust storms and create an agricultural oasis. The government’s vision of a verdant and productive Texcoco bed generated...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2013) 93 (2): 171–203.
Published: 01 May 2013
... for labor that arose in the early seventeenth century as commercial agriculture briefly boomed amid persistent indigenous population decline. Thanks to Chris Lutz for comments on material contained in this article as well as other research support, to José Curto and Kym Morrison for helpful...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2014) 94 (2): 207–236.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Timo Schaefer Recent scholarship has shown that Latin American popular actors engaged creatively with the new system of republican law that followed the region's independence from Spanish rule. But what impact did republican citizenship rights have on political relations on large agricultural...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 194–196.
Published: 01 February 2019
... campaign to revitalize southern agricultural production while relieving the social and economic conditions of local sharecroppers. In Mexico, President Lázaro Cárdenas reignited radical agrarianism, which brought expropriations of large landholdings and redistribution of 50 million acres of land, a vast...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2018) 98 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 February 2018
... example, chapter 4 asks why Brazilians rejected reformers' calls for agricultural education and laborsaving machinery, especially the heavy plow and the tractor, workhorses of North Atlantic agricultural productivity. Why persist in the destructive practice of slash-and-burn agriculture? The answer was...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2019) 99 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 February 2019
... territory. Porfirian efforts to colonize the isthmus by promoting European immigration resulted in French, Swiss, and US interest in the agricultural areas that belonged to indigenous groups. These communities were coerced to congregate into pockets, leaving vast stretches of productive lands for foreign...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2007) 87 (3): 537–570.
Published: 01 August 2007
... in 1921, the country’s agricultural realities remained mysteries to Mexico City policymakers long after the inception of an agrarian reform program that lay at the heart of reconstruction in Mexico.2 This article I would like to thank the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of History and...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2016) 96 (2): 404–406.
Published: 01 May 2016
... University Press 2016 This work takes on an enormous subject—the evolution of world trade over 80 years—and uses commodity cycles to explain a variety of issues, especially the rise and fall of agricultural exports. Steven Topik and Allen Wells do not dwell on comparing their methodology with those of...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2015) 95 (1): 190–192.
Published: 01 February 2015
... , $26.95 . Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 In this compelling work, Heidi Tinsman has opened up new ways to conceptualize transnationalism in history. This study of Chilean agricultural capitalism and the politics of consumption during the second half of the twentieth century...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 November 2018) 98 (4): 773–775.
Published: 01 November 2018
... perception of Mexico as a country of enormous natural wealth is misplaced. Mexico started with a less advantageous geography than its northern neighbor. Despite enjoying a larger territory at the time of independence from Spain in 1821, Mexico possessed fewer prime agricultural areas and a less favorable...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2019) 99 (2): 381–383.
Published: 01 May 2019
... environmental consequences of agricultural expansion in the vast interior regions of South America. No oeste, a terra e o céu: A expansão da fronteira agrícola no Brasil Central . By Sandro Dutra e Silva . Rio de Janeiro : Mauad X , 2017 . Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. 303 pp...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2018) 98 (3): 568–569.
Published: 01 August 2018
... an in-depth, comprehensive study of water uses in the arid Comarca Lagunera region in north-central Mexico (Durango and Coahuila), one of the country's major agricultural areas that has been studied extensively by historians. The book joins a long list of prestigious works including those by Clarence...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2006) 86 (3): 535–570.
Published: 01 August 2006
... absorbing landless peasants and unemployed workers from Chile’s central agricultural valleys and northern mines. In addition, as agricultural yields declined nationally, the frontier offered the ecological safety valve of uncultivated soil rendered fertile by the ashes of burned native forests...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 August 2014) 94 (3): 519–520.
Published: 01 August 2014
... (JCA) agricultural colonies to the city of Buenos Aires, where they engage in various occupations (chapter 2); as the immigrants learned to “deploy markers of national identity” once they had settled in the city (chapter 3); as they settled in neighborhoods and interacted with other immigrant groups...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 May 2015) 95 (2): 371–373.
Published: 01 May 2015
... state looked to industrial forestry as a potential savior for an economy suffering from closing nitrate mines and declining agricultural production. At the time, Chile's lone paper company bought half its pulp from Scandinavia, despite the nation's abundant forests. The foreign pines spread quickly; by...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1 February 2015) 95 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 February 2015
... Cuba (1826) was such a monumentally insightful study when it was first published and has remained so for these many generations since. In it we learn so many things about early nineteenth-century colonial Cuba, including the island's biogeography, agriculture, and society, as well as, of course...