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Author Holden, Robert H.

Title Mexico and the survey of public lands : the management of modernization, 1876-1911 / Robert H. Holden.

Published DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, 1994.


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 UniM Store  Q43813    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 235 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-228) and index.
Contents 1. Land and the State in Prerevolutionary Mexico --2. Fostering Development: The Mexican State and the Survey Business -- 3. State Management of the Surveys: The Clash of Public and Private Interests -- 4. Property Rights in a Modernizing Economy: Resistance to the Surveys and the Companies' Response -- 5. The Impact of the Surveys on Land Concentration and Values -- 6. The Survey Companies and the Revolution of 1910 -- 7. Summary and Conclusions -- Appendix A / Twenty Survey Enterprises -- Appendix B / Allegations of Land Usurpation in the Six States.
Subject Surveying -- Public lands -- Mexico -- History.
ISBN 0875801811 (acid-free paper)