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Landscapes of Fraud: Mission Tumacácori, the Baca Float, and the Betrayal of the O’odham
From the actions of Europeans in the seventeenth century to the real estate deals of the modern era, people making a living off the land in southern Arizona have been repeatedly robbed of their way of life. History has recorded more than three centuries of speculative failures that never amounted to much but left dispossessed people in their wake. This book seeks to excava ...more
Hardcover, 316 pages
Published March 30th 2006 by University of Arizona Press
(first published 2006)
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This is an enlightening book about the formation of what becomes Arizona. It reveals the complicated history of this area and how different cultures formed and were radically changed from greed of the powerful through time from the late 1600's through the 20th century.