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The Foundations of a Business Empire: The Gran Canal in Mexico, 1889–1900

in British Lions and Mexican Eagles: Business, Politics, and Empire in the Career of Weetman Pearson in Mexico, 1889–1919

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774451
eISBN:
9780804779036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774451.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the first contract of Weetman Pearson in Mexico which was the construction of a drainage canal in Mexico City. It suggests that the Gran Canal project was one of the most ... More


Epilogue

Vera S. Candiani

in Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788052
eISBN:
9780804791076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788052.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The story of the Desagüe encapsulates the essence of uneven and combined development that characterized the Spanish legacy in those American regions that had once supported populous and complex ... More


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