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Mexico and the Survey of Public Lands: The Management of Modernization, 1876-1911 Hardcover – April 1, 1994

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"Delivers on its promises and then some."
--Gilbert M. Joseph, American Historical Review

"A gold mine of significant findings."
--Roderic A. Camp, Hispanic American Historical Review"

Holden has done a masterful job. . . . His conclusions . . . are unassailable."
--David Lorey, Journal of Latin American Studies

About the Author

Robert H Holden is professor of Latin American History, Old Dominion University.   Besides numerous scholarly articles, his other books include:
  • Armies Without Nations:  Public Violence and State Formation in Central America, 1821-1960.  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Latin America and the United States:  A Documentary History (Co-edited, with Eric Zolov).  New York:  Oxford University Press, 2010 (second edition)
  • Contemporary Latin America:  1970 to the Present.  Co-author with Rina Villars.  Oxford:  Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2012.

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