Index
Aboites, Luis: El agua de la nación, 16–17;
La de cadencia del agua de la nación, 17
Agrarian Code (1934), 115
Agrarian Dept., 95, 162
agrarian reforms. See also Article 27; Cardeni-
sta reform; Rehabilitation Plan: Agrarian
Law (1915), 52–53; Agrarian Law of the
Sovereign Revolutionary Convention
(1915), 254n101; Carrancista agrarian law
(1915), 54–55, 60, 254n100; continuity
across administrations, 131–32; General
Agrarian Law (1915), 54–55; importance of,
244n41; Law of Irrigation (1926), 72–74,
88; Law on the Use of Waters under Federal
Jurisdiction (1910), 17–18, 51, 56, 87–88;
Plan of Ayala (1911), 52, 222–23, 254n100;
role of revolutionaries in, 53–54; vs. Spanish
reform, 105, 264n33; Water Law (1929),
87–88
Agricultural Association of Durango, 195
agricultural education, 189
El agua de la nación (Aboites), 16–17
Aguanaval River, 5, 25–27, 227, 239n6
Águila ejido, 118–19
aha (Historical Water Archive), 16, 47
Alamán, Lucas, 31–32
Aldaco Jurado, Francisco, 157–58
Alemán, Miguel: agrarian reforms of, 169; cor-
ruption under, 191; isi policy of, 174–75,
178–79; politics of, 222; srh created by,
164; on the vedas, 184; water distribution to
ejidos by, 180; and Worthington de México,
176–77
alfalfa, 120t, 260n80
Allen, Francisco, 75–76, 83, 112, 113
Álvarez y Álvarez, Máximo, 162, 273n83
Amaya Brondo, Abelardo, 209
American Bridge, 143
American Colorado River Land Com pany,
121
American Medical Association, 200
Amigos del Suelo (Friends of the Soil), 195
Ana ejido, 202
Anderson Clayton Com pany, 121–23, 198,
203–4
Angostura Dam, 132, 148, 269n2
aniego method (flood- farming irrigation),
40; compatibility with the dam, 140, 208,
282n35; criticisms of, 50; definition of, 2;
effects of the Nazas River flow on, 248n45;
inefficiency of, 40, 169; vs. semi- aniego
method, 168; srh vs. ejidatarios on,
168–70, 274n15; sustainability of, 3, 171;
use in Laguna region, 34–40, 252–53n91
anthropologists, 193–94
anti- environmentalism, 241n23
A. O. Smith, 176
apisonado (pest control by trampling), 35
Archivo Histórico del Agua (aha), 16, 47
Arocena, Rafael, 33, 247–48n42
Arreguín Mañón, José P., 81
arsenic, 190, 195, 216, 260n79
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