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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHINAMPA» OVER TIME
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHINAMPA»
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Introduction to Cultural Ecology
A single chinampa could be viewed as a small-scale garden. However, a number
of chinampas were generally constructed in combination and integrated into a
much larger, intensive agricultural system, such as the one used by the ancient ...
Mark Q. Sutton, E. N. Anderson, 2013
Good Farmers: Traditional Agricultural Resource Management ...
Chinampa Canals A similar mucking technique is practiced assiduously in the
adjacent Basin of Mexico, in the famous chinampa district, which runs from
Xochimilco to Mizquic. Chinampas (from the Nahuatl chinamitl) are rectangular
Gene C. Wilken, 1990
Seeking a Richer Harvest: The Archaeology of Subsistence ...
pas that had grown too high, until the surface of the chinampa was approximately
30 cm above the water. This stage finished, the chinamperos would plant
seedlings of ahuejotes (water willows) all around the edge of the chinampa at
Tina Thurston, Christopher T Fisher, 2006
Contemporary Perspectives On Early Childhood Education
Yelland, Nicola. were able to create land for the city's development. The farming
landmasses were called 'chinampa's and they could be dragged around by
wooden boats at the early stages and brought to a farming site where they would
Yelland, Nicola, 2010
Handbook to Life in the Aztec World
12.3 View of a canal and chinampa (Fernando González y González) during the
15th century as the Mexica were reaching their climax in power (1997: 86–88).
Extensive chinampas once flourished east of Lake Tetzcoco, along much of the ...
Manuel Aguilar-Moreno, 2007
Daily Life of the Aztecs
GARDENS ON SWAMPS One of the most productive agricultural achievements
in pre- contact New World history was the chinampa system, consisting of long,
rectangular gardens made from reclaimed swampland within or connected to the
Davíd Carrasco, Scott Sessions, 2011
The Aztecs Under Spanish Rule: A History of the Indians of ...
But with the receding waters, this could no longer be done in a stationary
chinampa. An initial corrective step in the event of water reduction was the
lowering of the chinampa's top surface to achieve a moisture content sufficient to
Charles Gibson, 1964
Writing and the Ancient State: Early China in Comparative ...
the large-scale land reclamation through chinampa construction mentioned
earlier. I therefore suspect that the Maguey Plan or its prototype was made by
state officials to assist them in planning the construction of new chinampa fields
Haicheng Wang, Wang Haicheng, 2014
In the sense that the chinampa system uses a drainage technique, it resembles
the "drained-field" techniques that are found in the lowlands of the New World,
usually in a tropical forest environment. It has been seen that very similar fields
Richard E. W. Adams, 2005
Articles on Aztec Society, Including: Temazcal, Chinampa, ...
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Hephaestus Books, 2011
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHINAMPA»
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'Sea Rise City' envisages Bristol as future floating metropolis
This method was inspired by the ancient methods of Chinampa farming used by the Aztecs on lake Texcoco to establish floating agricultural ... «Wired.co.uk, Jun 15»
Out in the West Texas town of El Paso
Another Restaurant.com certificate was in hand for Tacos Chinampa... We sat down and were given a basket of chips with three salsas. «Greenfield West Allis Now, Jun 15»
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Tacos Chinampa served absolutely delicious street-style tacos in blue and pink mini-tortillas that were downright orgasmic. I didn't even get the ... «Houston Press, May 15»
A modern take on traditional Mexican food
Take an intimate, guided tour of the food-producing canal district and UNESCO site, Xochimilco, offered by De la Chinampa, a company with a ... «Toronto Star, Apr 15»
Mystical amphibian venerated by Aztecs nears extinction
He grew up in Xochimilco and runs Casita del Axolotl, a small ecotourism operation on a green chinampa, one of the floating islands typical of ... «Al Jazeera America, Feb 15»
Jersey City School 28 students win $20000 for 'Project Reservoir' in …
... duck weed as babies. STAX created a chinampa, or a floating garden, that keeps the tilapia from escaping into the water with the native fish. «NJ.com, Jan 15»
Feliz Día de los Inocentes
... de año como TRADICIONALMENTE se acostumbraba atiborrando de luces y adornos alusivos a las fechas de “mi ciudad que es chinampa”. «SDPNoticias.com, Dec 14»
Hardship On Mexico's Farms, A Bounty For U.S. Tables
A Mexican farmer works on his plot in a chinampa --a floating artificial island created on lakes-- at the natural reserve Xochimilco, in Mexico City ... «Huffington Post, Dec 14»
Prince Charles jokes with fellow passengers in rickety boat as he …
Charles laughed as the boat sailed across the murky waters to the floating farm, called a Chinampa, waving his arms up and down as he ... «Daily Mail, Nov 14»
The most terrifying places on earth
Although it looks more like a horror movie set than anything else, the chinampa (akin to an artificial island) used to be the actual residence of a ... «Fox News, Oct 14»
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