Translating Property: Maxwell Land Grant & the Conflict

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List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Contested Boundaries 2. Regulating Land, Labor, and Bodies: Mexican Married Women, Peones, and the Remains of Feudalism 3. From Hacienda to Colony 4. Prejudice, Confrontation, and Resistance: Taking Control of the Grant 5. The Law of the Land: U.S. v. Maxwell Land Grant Company 6. The Legacy of Land Grants in the American West Notes Bibliography Index
A history of land conflicts and legal cultures in the way the West was won. The story takes place in New Mexico, as it evolved from a Mexican colony to a U.S., territory. The author shows how ideas about land, ownership, and rights clashed in this transition from a legal culture based on pre-industrial norms to the modern market system of the U.S.
Autor: Maria E. Montoya
Maria E. Montoya is Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan.

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Autor: Maria E. Montoya
ISBN-13 :: 9780520227446
ISBN: 0520227441
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.03.2002
Gewicht: 662g
Seiten: 315
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage New
Sonstiges: Buch, 237x160x28 mm
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