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Hispanic American Historical Review (2016) 96 (3): 600–601.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Heidi Tinsman Strangers on Familiar Soil: Rediscovering the Chile-California Connection . By Melillo Edward Dallam . Yale Agrarian Studies Series . New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2015 . Photographs. Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Tables. Notes. Bibliography. xvii, 325 pp...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1951) 31 (1): 97–98.
Published: 01 February 1951
...George Kubler The Historical Demography and Ecology of the Teotlalpan . By Cook Sherburne F. . [ Ibero-Americana: 33 .] ( Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press , 1949 . Pp. 59 . Paper .) Soil Erosion and Population in Central Mexico . By Cook Sherburne...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2024) 104 (2): 343–345.
Published: 01 May 2024
...Maria Cecilia Ulrickson ulricksonm@cua.edu Siblings of Soil: Dominicans and Haitians in the Age of Revolutions . By Charlton W. Yingling . Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture . Austin : University of Texas Press , 2022 . Maps...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 35–62.
Published: 01 February 2020
... or that they would allow the enslaved to claim the principle of free soil. Afro-Brazilian geopolitical literacy, therefore, points to the importance of Brazil as a cradle of antislavery as well as a sounding board for a war that reverberated in all corners of the African diaspora. Copyright © 2020 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2009) 89 (4): 573–602.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Paul Ross Abstract In the late nineteenth century, Mexico’s Superior Health Council devised a consistent and assertive international strategy around alignment with international scientific standards, the control of disease certification on Mexican soil by Mexican experts, transparent disease...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 211.
Published: 01 February 1970
... the various subcategories within the broad field of soil science. A volume or volumes containing a relatively complete and up-to-date list of references pertaining to soils research publications would find eager acceptance in agricultural, geological, and related libraries around the world. The production...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (4): 765–767.
Published: 01 November 1979
... from Euclides da Cunha to Stanley Stein. The result is a series of striking revelations about Bahian life. One example of special interest to me was her exploration of the question of why sugarcane resulted in such extensive soil exhaustion when the best cane soils of the region should have stood up...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 February 2018
... place within each site, claiming that a Tikal-centric approach obscures the continuum of market areas identified in the volume's case studies. Soil chemistry techniques, often associated with the work by Bruce Dahlin, among others, is deployed here, and some of the larger criticisms leveled...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (2): 311–312.
Published: 01 May 1982
.... Inappropriate criteria for selecting colonists, prejudices against the resident caboclos and consequent failure to take advantage of their expertise, assumptions about the uniformity of soil conditions, and production priorities set by the central government are among the factors contributing to disappointing...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1989) 69 (1): 91–115.
Published: 01 February 1989
.... Eventually, the experimental model represented by the institute at Campinas did take hold, and São Paulo agriculture did begin to experience a shift to higher productivity, but only as virgin forest soils were finally exhausted. That was not soon enough, considering how much of the stock of natural resources...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2001) 81 (2): 402–403.
Published: 01 May 2001
... indeed. According to the authors, Fidel Castro and misguided Cuban policymakers, both driven by a mania for maximizing production, often implemented shortsighted or destructive ecological programs. In the agricultural sector, Cuban soils were damaged as a result of extensive irrigation, which...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (3): 535–570.
Published: 01 August 2006
... and pressures for agrarian reform increased during the 1930s and 1940s, planting pines demonstrated landowners’ adherence to the scientific principles of modern forest management. Forestry estates contributed to the reconstitution of national forest resources and the battle against soil erosion. In addition...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1981) 61 (1): 142–144.
Published: 01 February 1981
... social inequalities and depleting the soil. The United States-exported “Green Revolution,” with its emphasis upon chemical fertilizers and pesticides, high cost machinery, and large irrigation projects, are deemed ill-suited to the Venezuelan rural environment. “The narrow focus on production...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 468–469.
Published: 01 August 1995
... sixteenth century the region was predominantly agricultural, with good soils, abundant water supplies, a healthy watershed, and a dense human population. All this was to change with the arrival of Europeans and the introduction of their diseases and grazing animals. Melville concentrates on two major...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2021) 101 (3): 506–508.
Published: 01 August 2021
... was highly vulnerable to erosion. It required a great deal of labor to maintain the terraces and keep the soils in place. Epidemics around the turn of the eighteenth century sharply reduced community numbers. When the rains came, the terraces broke down, and the slopes were stripped down to bedrock...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2012) 92 (1): 5–39.
Published: 01 February 2012
... required more extensive modification of the basin’s hydrology than that wrought by indigenous technology. By the mid-sixteenth century the lakes were filling with eroded soil and frequently overflowing onto the growing capital; therefore in 1607 colonial elites approved a massive artificial drainage...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2013) 93 (3): 519–521.
Published: 01 August 2013
... and health costs prior to 1938, and in Angus Wright’s discussion of soil usage in pre-Hispanic Mixtec society, which he uses to disassemble the notions of degraded soils and the Green Revolution that only aggravated soil problems in Mexico. Both Emily Wakild, studying the national park system and Chapultepec...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1984) 64 (4): 820.
Published: 01 November 1984
.... Darch; The Excavations of Raised and Channelized Fields at Pulltrouser Swamp, B. L. Turner II; The Soils of Pulltrouser Swamp: Classification and Characteristics, Janice P. Darch with Further Comments on Soils and Raised Fields by William C. Johnson; Macrofloral Remains of the Pulltrouser Area...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1976) 56 (1): 184.
Published: 01 February 1976
... certainly makes the life of the small farmer even more precarious. The plight of the small titleless farmers “who locate where rivers and new roads provide access to new lands” (p. 191) is an eternal truth. Once they make the soil yield, tenure ends, as the land passes to influential landlords who...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1965) 45 (1): 159.
Published: 01 February 1965
..., plants, minerals, waters, and soils of the Aztec world. Many chroniclers of Mexico in the colonial period dealt with these subjects, for the exotic flora and fauna and other features of the Mexican landscape offered interesting comparisons with the more familiar environment of Europe. But Sahagún’s...