Building the borderlands : a transnational history of irrigated cotton along the Mexico-Texas border / Casey Walsh

Author(s): Walsh, Casey
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Subjects: Cotton farmers--Mexican-American Border Region--History
Cotton trade--Mexican-American Border Region--History
Irrigation farming--Mexican-American Border Region--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2008
Series: Environmental history series no. 22
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: 234 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2007037686
ISBN: 9781603440134 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1603440135 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-219) and index
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
OCLC Number: 173218634
ISBN/ISSN: 9781603440134
1603440135