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Title Frontier expansion in Amazonia / edited by Marianne Schmink and Charles H. Wood ; foreword by Charles Wagley.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [1984]

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 502 pages) : illustrations
Physical Medium polychrome
Description text file
Note "Sponsored by the Amazon Research and Training Program, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida."
Selected papers presented at the 31st Latin American Conference, held Feb. 8-11, 1982, at the University of Florida.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Indian policy in Amazonian Ecuador / William T. Vickers -- Indian policy in eastern Peru / Anthony Stocks -- Native peoples of lowland Bolivia / James C. Jones -- Frontier expansion and Indian peoples in the Brazilian Amazon / Alcida R. Ramos -- Politics of cultural survival in Venezuela : beyond indigenismo / Nelly Arvelo-Jimenez -- Demystifying the second conquest / David Maybury-Lewis -- Magnitude of migration to the Brazilian frontier / Charles H. Wood and John Wilson -- Expansion of the agrarian and demographic frontier in the Peruvian selva / Carlos E. Aramburu -- Frontier expansion and retraction in Brazil / Donald R. Sawyer -- Colonization in the Colombian Amazon / Sutti Ortiz -- Colonization in Santa Cruz, Bolivia : a comparative study of the Yapacani and San Julian Projects / Allyn MacLean Stearman -- Colonization and spontaneous settlement in the Ecuadoran Amazon / Jorge Uquillas -- Colonization in the Transamazon and Rondonia / Emilio F. Moran -- Ecological heterogeneity and horizontal zonation of agriculture in the Amazon floodplain / William M. Denevan -- Continuous cropping potential in the upper Amazon Basin / J.J. Nicholaides III, D.E. Bandy, P.A. Sanchez, J.H. Villachica, A.J. Coutu, and C.S. Valverde -- Cattle ranching in Amazonia : political and ecological considerations / Susanna B. Hecht -- National expansion and development policies in the Colombian Amazon / Camilo A. Dominguez -- Strategies of private capital in the Brazilian Amazon / Malori Jose Pompermayer -- Law and social change : the problem of land in the Brazilian Amazon / Roberto Santos -- State and the militarization of the agrarian question in Brazil / Jose de Souza Martins.
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Subject Land settlement -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses.
Land settlement.
Amazon River Region.
Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Government relations -- Congresses.
Indians of South America.
Agricultural ecology -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses.
Agricultural ecology.
Investments -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Schmink, Marianne.
Wood, Charles H., 1945-
University of Florida. Center for Latin American Studies.
Latin American Conference (31st : 1982 : University of Florida)
Other Form: Print version: Frontier expansion in Amazonia. Gainesville : University of Florida Press, ©1984 0813007852 (DLC) 84025707 (OCoLC)11399461
ISBN 0813020298 (electronic book)
9780813020297 (electronic book)