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A future for Amazonia : Randy Borman and Cofán environmental politics

Author: Michael Cepek
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2012.
Series: Historia (E-libro--2014/09)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A remarkable story of empowerment, tracing the efforts of Randy Borman, the "gringo chief " who stemmed the tide of dispossession and rainforest destruction beginning in the 1990s and helped the  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cepek, Michael.
Future for Amazonia.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2012
(DLC) 2012020598
Named Person: Randall Borman; Randall Borman
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cepek
OCLC Number: 929730935
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 256 p)
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction: Cofan PossibilitiesPart I: An Individual and a People Agency: The Emergence of an Intercultural Leader Identity: Collectivity and DifferenceValue: The Dilemma of Being Cofan Part II: An Experiment in Indigenous and Environmental Politics The NGO: Institutionalizing ActivismThe Forest: Collaborating with Science and ConservationThe School in the City: Producing the Cofan of the Future Conclusion: A Possible Forest Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Historia (E-libro--2014/09)
Responsibility: by Michael Cepek.


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