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Frontier expansion in Amazonia

Author: Marianne Schmink; Charles H Wood; University of Florida. Center for Latin American Studies.
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

In a timely look at Amazonian development, the authors focus on the effects of colonization on indigenous populations, on settlement of the Amazon region, on environmental issues of resource  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marianne Schmink; Charles H Wood; University of Florida. Center for Latin American Studies.
ISBN: 0813007852 9780813007854
OCLC Number: 11399461
Notes: "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.
Description: xviii, 502 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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 --
The politics of cultural survival in Venezuela: beyond indigenismo / Nelly Arvelo-Jimenez --
Demystifying the second conquest / David Maybury-Lewis --
The 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 --
The state and the militarization of the agrarian question in Brazil / Jose de Souza Martins.
Responsibility: edited by Marianne Schmink and Charles H. Wood ; foreword by Charles Wagley.
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