conquest of arid America by William E. Smythe

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  • Irrigation -- West (U.S.),
  • Arid regions -- West (U.S.),
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

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Statementby William E. Smythe ...
LC ClassificationsF591 .S66
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, [1], 325, [1] p.
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23290507M
LC Control Number00002751

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Smythe. Format Book Published New York, London, Harper & brothers, Description xv, [1],[1] p. front., 1 illus., plates, maps (1 double) 19 cm. Notes Treats of the mothods of modern scientific irrigation in connection with colonization and cooperative capital.

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URL: [unavailable for reprint]. Aridoamerica denotes an ecological region spanning Mexico and the Southwest United States, defined by the presence of the culturally significant staple foodstuff Phaseolus acutifolius, a drought-resistant bean.

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A classic in its field, The Conquest of America is a study of cultural confrontation in the New World, with implications far beyond sixteenth-century America. The book offers an original interpretation of both Columbus's discovery of America and the Spaniards' subsequent conquest, colonization, and destruction of pre-Columbian cultures in Mexico and the Caribbean.5/5(2).

Lawrence A. Clayton is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of History at the University of Alabama. His books include A History of Modern Latin America, second edition (), Peru and the United States: The Condor and the Eagle (), and The De Soto Chronicles (editor, ).

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Buried by the centuries on soaring mountain slopes and beneath arid deserts and lush jungles of South America, the remains of extraordinary, majestic civilizations-many unknown until recent decades-are now coming to light and raising tantalizing questions about what else may be awaiting an adventurous trek to these wilds of South America and the great civilizations of the ancients.

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In the 2nd half of the book The Conquest of America by Tzvetan Todorov, Todorov discusses Bartolome de Las Casas and Bernardino de Sahagun.

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North Africa - North Africa - From the Arab conquest to After the Arabs completed the conquest of Egypt inthey started to raid the Berber (Amazigh) territory to its west, which they called Bilād al-Maghrib (“Lands of the West”) or simply the Maghrib. In this region became a province of the Muslim empire then ruled from Damascus by the Umayyad caliphs (–).Further south, along the Andes Mountains in South America, the Quechuas, or Incas, managed a vast mountain empire.

From their capital of Cuzco in the Andean highlands, through conquest and negotiation, the Inca built an empire that stretched around the western half of the South American continent from present day Ecuador to central Chile and Argentina.

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