Translating property : the Maxwell Land Grant and the conflict over land in the American West, 1840-1900 (eBook, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Translating property : the Maxwell Land Grant and the conflict over land in the American West, 1840-1900

Author: María E Montoya
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although Mexico lost its northern territories to the US in 1948 battles over property rights have remained intense. This text shows how contending groups reinterpret the meaning of property to uphold their conflicting claims to land.
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Montoya, María E., 1964-
Translating property.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001027677
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: María E Montoya
ISBN: 0520227441 9780520227446 9780520926486 052092648X 1597349623 9781597349628 0585466408 9780585466408
OCLC Number: 928478543
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 299 p.) : ill., maps
Contents: Machine generated contents note: INTRODUCTION I --
1. CONTESTED BOUNDARIES 19 --
2. REGULATING LAND, LABOR, AND BODIES: MEXICAN MARRIED WOMEN, PEONES, AND THE REMAINS OF FEUDALISM 46 --
3. FROM HACIENDA TO COLONY 78 --
4. PREJUDICE, CONFRONTATION, AND RESISTANCE: TAKING CONTROL OF THE GRANT 121 --
5. THE LAW OF THE LAND: U.S.V. MAXWELL LAND GRANT COMPANY 157 --
6. THE LEGACY OF LAND GRANTS IN THE AMERICAN WEST 191.
Responsibility: María E. Montoya.

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