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Irrigation in the Bajío region of colonial Mexico

by Murphy, Michael E.

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bajío Region (Mexico),
  • Mexico,
  • Bajío Region
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Mexico -- Bajío Region -- History,
    • Bajío Region (Mexico) -- Social conditions -- History,
    • Bajío Region (Mexico) -- Economic conditions -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael E. Murphy.
      SeriesDellplain Latin American studies ;, no. 19
      ContributionsSyracuse University. Dept. of Geography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC29.B35 M87 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 226 p. :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2742385M
      ISBN 100813372712
      LC Control Number86050947

      During the colonial period, all of the rulers who governed Mexico came from the Spanish peninsula and were appointed by the King. In addition, there were no representatives from Mexico in Spain. Unhappy with the colonial system, people of Spanish descent born in Mexico, commonly referred to as criollos, grew frustrated with the way they were. Mexico and Mexican History - The Colonial Era. The following years mark the Colonial era, when the territories of New Spain were expanded under the control of local viceroys, named by the Spanish crown.

      Congress, wanting to protect the region’s mineral wealth, moved quickly, and in , carved Colorado Territory out of parts of Utah, Kansas, Nebraska and New Mexico Territories. New Mexico lost the stretch of land from the San Luis Valley north of Taos to the coal fields of Trinidad and out to the high plains. Mexico. LS. Elevated shot of the main street of the town of Nogales, Mexico. MS. The pumping station in the American part of the town. MS. The dried up river Santa Cruz and a pipeline running by the side of it. LS. Panning shot of a town and the surrounding countryside.

      Espadaña Press publishes illustrated guidebooks to the artistic and architectural heritage of Spanish colonial Mexico. The site has a monthly feature and archive of past features by Richard Perry. Other articles where Laguna Project is discussed: Mexico: Agriculture: The Laguna Project near Torreón was the country’s first attempt at providing water to the arid North, and huge cooperative ejidos were formed to farm cotton using modern mechanized methods. This was followed by the Las Delicias Project near Chihuahua, which also featured cotton but later.


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