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Hispanic American Historical Review (1985) 65 (3): 573–574.
Published: 01 August 1985
...John H. Coatsworth Man, Land, and Water: Mexico’s Farmlands Irrigation Policies, 1885-1911 . By Kroeber Clifton B. . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1984 . Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xiii , 288 . Cloth. $24.50 . Copyright 1985 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 February 1989
...Cheryl E. Martin In his chapter on irrigation technology, Murphy acknowledges that for much of the colonial period Mexicans lagged far behind their European contemporaries. By the early nineteenth century, however, they had made significant progress in closing the gap. Murphy concludes...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1971) 51 (1): 188–190.
Published: 01 February 1971
... unduly affected by the character of the surviving records, which relate to cases of adjudication. Too little has been done with the irrigators themselves and the social cadres involved in irrigation agriculture, or with the place of these and their organizations in the total social-institutional...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1973) 53 (4): 727.
Published: 01 November 1973
...Marc Simmons The Old World Background of The Irrigation System of San Antonio, Texas . By Glick Thomas F. . El Paso, Texas , 1972 . Texas Western Press . Monograph, 35 . Maps . Pp. 67 . Paper. $3.00 . Copyright 1973 by Duke University Press 1973 Initialed book notices...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1974) 54 (3): 554–555.
Published: 01 August 1974
...D.S.D. The Prehistory of the Tehuacán Valley . Vol. IV: Chronology and Irrigation . Edited by Johnson Frederick . Austin , 1972 . Published for the Robert S. Peabody Foundation by the University of Texas Press . Maps. Tables. Illustrations. Figures. Appendices. Bibliography. Index...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 775–776.
Published: 01 November 1979
...Roger Fox Drought and Irrigation in North-East Brazil . By Hall Anthony L. . New York , 1978 . Cambridge University Press . Map. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xi , 152 . Cloth . $15.95 . Copyright 1979 by Duke University Press 1979 Records of human suffering...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (1): 198–199.
Published: 01 February 1984
...Jeremy A. Sabloff Although the descriptions and interpretive results of the research at Xoxocotlán would have been sufficient to make this publication a solid contribution to the archaeological literature on Oaxaca, in particular, and small-scale irrigation systems, in general, an additional...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2019) 99 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Kathleen Kole de Peralta Abstract Noxious airs from trash discards, irrigation canals, marketplaces, hospitals, and plazas vitiated colonial Lima's environment. Using olfactory history, this article examines how residents reacted to their pungent environs. Early modern Iberians believed that foul...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (3-4): 792–793.
Published: 01 August 2001
... on irrigation; and the demand for water from other stakeholders is increasing, especially in the expanding municipal and industrial sectors. In most countries, including Mexico, the state’s role in irrigation has shifted from large-scale water development projects, financed and operated by national agencies...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (4): 725–726.
Published: 01 November 2005
... as water scarcity by some observers is the norm in the Andes, not the exception. Water supplies in the past allowed for a greater extent of cultivated land, and there is enough water today to irrigate this former extent. The problem lays in distribution. Trawick recommends that Peru develop both new...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (4): 695–696.
Published: 01 November 1995
...Emilio H. Kourí In sum, these three works are important sources for understanding the divergent histories of irrigation policy and land reform in modern Mexico. The decision to re-edit them is commendable. Let us hope that the Biblioteca del agua continues to expand. In the end, despite...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (2): 365–366.
Published: 01 May 2000
... of Angel Palerm. This anthology makes no bones about following this stream of inquiry; in fact, the book is dedicated to Wittfogel. However, instead of providing a simple rehash of Wittfogel, the editors of this anthology provide a new model for the study of irrigation communities. Unlike Wittfogel’s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1998) 78 (2): 321–322.
Published: 01 May 1998
... nineteenth century with the appearance of numerous private, large-scale irrigation projects. While most never came to fruition, they prompted a reconsideration of potential conflicts between Spanish-derived means of allocating irrigation water and those necessary for large-scale irrigation projects serving...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (2): 433–436.
Published: 01 May 1996
... had gained a tenuous foothold over a few small plots of irrigated land (few, if any, larger than 10 hectares), used to grow sugarcane, together with somewhat larger tracts of surrounding dry-farmed land (50 to 200 hectares). But thousands of hectares of arable land remained in the possession...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (3): 463–481.
Published: 01 August 1990
...: wheat and sugar. Irrigation extended the growing period in areas dominated by the wet/dry seasonal pattern, and was necessary for certain plants. In Puebla, especially in the area surrounding Atlixco, waterings from perennial streams extended the growing season before the rains came, or over the winter...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1962) 42 (2): 279.
Published: 01 May 1962
... of parched lands. Two million hectares (one hectare equals 2.471 acres) have been brought under irrigation. Adolfo Orive Alba’s book runs to 292 pages, including seven statistical appendices, profusely illustrated with maps, tables, technical drawings, graphs, and photographs. It presents a panorama...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (1): 5–39.
Published: 01 February 2012
... developed while it was still believed that the development of the state, production, and industrialization (capitalist or otherwise) were inescapable and “progressive” tasks for all societies. This approach was paradoxically reinforced after Karl Wittfogel linked irrigation hydraulic engineering to the rise...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (4): 799.
Published: 01 November 1996
... is the translation from English of Clifton Kroeber’s Man, Land, and Water: Mexico’s Farmlands Irrigation Policies, 1885-1911 , which was first published in 1983, Kroeber's book serves as a particularly appropriate introduction to the other volumes, because he documents some of the first state-sponsored...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1966) 46 (2): 191–192.
Published: 01 May 1966
..., scholars have been wondering about the fate of the manuscripts of the late Paul Kosok, who made extensive surveys of pre-Columbian irrigation on the north coast of Peru in the 1940s. The first of two planned books has now been published, a magnificent (and justifiably expensive) collection of photographs...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (2): 242–243.
Published: 01 May 1964
... of the Mendozan economy and attempts to fit the province into the larger story of Argentine development during the viceregal epoch. The economic growth of Mendoza was necessarily tied to irrigation, for it was through the ingenious use of water flowing down out of the Andes that this rainless province...