Ecology of Oil Environment, Labor, and the Mexican Revolution, 1900-1938

ISBN-10: 052111537X
ISBN-13: 9780521115377
Edition: 2009
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Myrna I. Santiago is Associate Professor of History at St. Mary's College of California. Before earning her Ph.D. in History from the University of California at Berkeley, she travelled to Mexico on a Fullbright Fellowship and later worked in Nicaragua as a Human Rights investigator. Her work has appeared in Environmental History.

List of illustrations, figures, and appendices
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Huasteca Before Oil
'Paradise' and 'progress': the Huasteca in the 19th century
The Ecology of Oil
Controlling the tropical forest: the shift in land tenure systems
The anatomy of progress: changing land use patterns
'Masters of men, masters of nature': social change in the Huasteca
Challenging the Ecology of Oil
'Rude in manner': the Mexican oil workers, 1905-�1921
Revolutionaries, conservation, and wasteland
The revolution from below: the oil unions, 1924-�1938
Conclusion
Epilogue
Appendices
A note on the sources
Archives consulted
Selected bibliography
Index

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