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And in countless villages, a common hot topic for debate is who exactly provides the best base for the holy grail of local cuisine, carne asada. To translate this term simply as “steak tacos” is both an insult and near blasphemy. While these cultural aspects may seem mundane for those wanting instant or easy policy advice on “what to do” in the great debate over cattle ranching, they are vital to the ranchers and residents from these valleys. ” The living and working dynamics of ranching, in a strongly interlinked and global economy, are also constantly changing.
The diversity of local land-use practices, designated land-cover descriptions, and juridical language of sixteenth-century Castile was never universally transferred to the New World (Vassburg 1984).
For Mexico, one of the notable arrivals from Africa through Brazil was the South Asian zebu cattle breed, present by 1884 although only important in Sonora from the 1950s (Rouse 1977). When François Chevalier’s (1952) work on the great estates of Mexico first appeared, his conclusions did not shake historical scholarship or conventional wisdom; indeed his findings confirmed what was known all along: that haciendas were great land-extensive enterprises, often using a debt peonage labor system (Simpson 1963).