Revolutionary Parks: Conservation, Social Justice, and Mexico's National Parks, 1910-1940

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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 1940 Mexico had more national parks than any other country. Together they protected more than two million acres of land in fourteen states. Even more remarkable, Lazaro Cardenas, president of Mexico in the 1930s, began to promote concepts ...

Revolutionary Parks: Conservation, Social Justice, and Mexico's National Parks, 1910-1940 2011, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816529575

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