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Political landscapes : forests, conservation, and community in Mexico

Author: Christopher Robert Boyer
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2015, cop. 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this environmental history of twentieth-century Mexico, Christopher R. Boyer conceptualizes the forests of Chihuahua and Michoacan as political landscapes. Conflicts among local landowners, the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Robert Boyer
ISBN: 9780822358329 0822358328 9780822358183 0822358182
OCLC Number: 929710334
Description: 1 vol. (XIX-337 p.) : ill., cartes. ; 23 cm
Contents: The making of revolutionary forestry --
The commodification of nature, 1880-1910 --
Revolution and regulation, 1910-1928 --
Revolutionary forestry, 1928-1942 --
The development imperative --
Industrial forests, 1942-1958 --
The ecology of development, 1952-1972 --
The romance of state forestry, 1972-1992 --
Slivers of hope in the neoliberal forest --
Federal forestry codes, 1926-2008 --
UIEFs, 1945-1986.
Responsibility: Christopher R. Boyer.

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