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Author Sheridan, Thomas E.

Title Landscapes of fraud : Mission Tumac√°cori, the Baca Float, and the betrayal of the O'odham / Thomas E. Sheridan
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (303 pages) : illustrations
Series Environmental history of the borderlands
Environmental history of the borderlands.
Contents Production of space in the Upper Santa Cruz Valley -- O'odham world and the jesuit intrusion -- O'odham and the franciscans -- Hispanic settlement and the final displacement of the O'odham -- Early anglo speculation and the tumacacori land grant -- Fictitious capital and fictitious landscapes -- Bottom of the bottle -- Rio Rico and the great Arizona land rush -- Buried landscapes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-292) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Jesuits -- Missions -- Arizona -- History.
Fraud -- Santa Cruz River Valley (Ariz. and Mexico) -- History.
Land settlement -- Santa Cruz River Valley (Mexico and Ariz.) -- History
Land speculation -- Santa Cruz River Valley (Ariz. and Mexico) -- History.
Land tenure -- Santa Cruz River Valley (Ariz. and Mexico) -- History.
Tohono O'odham Indians -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816525137 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0816534411 (electronic bk.)
9780816525133 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780816534418 (electronic bk.)