Revolutionary parks conservation, social justice, and Mexico"s national parks, 1910-1940 by Emily Wakild

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Published by University of Arizona Press in Tucson .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Nature conservation,
  • Social justice,
  • Social policy,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Protection,
  • Cultural property,
  • Environmental policy,
  • Landscape protection,
  • National parks and reserves,
  • Cultural policy,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-226) and index.

Book details

StatementEmily Wakild
SeriesLatin American landscapes, Latin American landscapes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB484.M4 W35 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 235 p. :
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25138348M
ISBN 100816529574
ISBN 109780816529575
LC Control Number2011010724
OCLC/WorldCa710816111

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Winner of the Alfred B. Thomas Award and sponsored by the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, Revolutionary Parks tells the surprising story of how forty national parks were created in Mexico during the latter stages of the first social revolution of the twentieth century.

By Mexico had more national parks than any other country.4/5. Revolutionary Parks was awarded the Alfred B. Thomas prize for best book on a Latin American subject in by the Southeastern Council for Latin American Studies.

I t was chosen by the Conference of Latin American History as the recipient of the Elinor Melville Pri ze in. [Written for HIST Mexican Revolution, WNMU, 2 Aug ] Wakild began with the claim that “Mexico’s national parks were an outgrowth of revolutionary affinities for both rational science and social justice.” (p.

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