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Irrigation In The Bajio Region Of Colonial Mexico

1st Edition

By Michael E Murphy


240 pages

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This book provides detailed histories of colonial water systems in four localities in the Mexican Bajío—Celaya, Salvatierra, Valle de Santiago, and Querétaro. It includes studies of irrigated agriculture, hydraulic technology, and water law in the region. The local histories richly illustrate, through the patterns of irrigation, the interactions b

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Celaya -- Salvatierra -- Valle de Santiago -- Querétaro -- Irrigated Agriculture -- Technology -- Water Law -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Archival Sources -- Dellplain Latin American Studies Published by Westview Press

About the Author

Michael E. Murphy has a Ph.D. in geography from the University of California at Berkeley and is currently a free lance writer.

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