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Building the borderlands [electronic resource] : a transnational history of irrigated cotton along the Mexico-Texas border / Casey Walsh.

Author/Creator:
Walsh, Casey.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2008.
Series:
Environmental history series ; no. 22.
Environmental history series ; no. 22
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (247 p.)
Subjects:
Cotton farmers -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History.
Cotton trade -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History.
Irrigation farming -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : social fields of cotton
Cotton and capitalism in the borderlands, 1820-1920
Developmentalism in Northern Mexico, 1910-1934
The social field of development : land and labor in the Río Bravo/Rio Grande Delta, 1780-1930
Crisis and development in the Río Bravo Delta, 1930-1935
Cardenista engineering, the Anderson Clayton Company, and rural unrest in the Río Bravo Delta, 1935-1939
Repatriation in the Río Bravo Delta, 1935-1940
Defining development in the Río Bravo Delta, 1940-1963
Conclusion : historicizing the borderlands.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-60344-436-X
OCLC:
698589272
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