Papago indian desert agriculture and water control in the sonoran desert, 1697-1934

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This paper describes in detail the characteristics and conditions of a successful floodwater farming system in arid Arizona and Mexico from the occasion of the first exploration by European settlers until the 20th century, when it was in decline. Particular attention is paid to documentary sources.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-59
Number of pages17
JournalApplied Geography
Volume6
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986

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Papago indian desert agriculture and water control in the sonoran desert, 1697-1934. / Nabhan, Gary P.

In: Applied Geography, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1986, p. 43-59.

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