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Contents List of Illustrations Abbreviations Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: Savannas and Deserts, Two Histories of Cultural Landscapes 1 Ecological and Cultural Frontiers in Sonora and Chiquitos 2 Political Economy: Communities, Missions, and Colonial Markets 3 Territory: Community and Conflicting Claims to Property 4 Ethnic Mosaics and Gendered Identities 5 Power Negotiated, Power Defied: Political Culture, Governance, and Mobilization 6 Priests and Shamans: Spiritual Power, Ritual, and Knowledge 7 Postcolonial Landscapes: Transitions from Colony to Republic 8 Contested Landscapes in Continental Borderlands Notes Glossary Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Landscape changes -- Mexico -- Sonora (State).
Landscape changes -- Mexico -- Chiquitos (Province).
Land use -- Mexico -- Sonora (State).
Land use -- Mexico -- Chiquitos (Province).
Landscape ecology -- Mexico -- Sonora (State).
Landscape ecology -- Mexico -- Chiquitos (Province).
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Social conditions.
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Environmental conditions.
Chiquitos (Bolivia : Province) -- History.
Chiquitos (Bolivia : Province) -- Environmental conditions.