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In search of the rain forest

Author: Candace Slater
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2003.
Series: New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
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Collects essays that offer important reflections on the image and rhetoric of the rain forest. Attentive to such complexities, this title focuses on specific portrayals of rain forests and the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
In search of the rain forest.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)625046087
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Candace Slater
ISBN: 0822332051 9780822332053 0822332183 9780822332183
OCLC Number: 52821109
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 318 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: MAPPING OUT THE QUEST --
In Search of the Rain Forest / Candace Slater --
RAIN FOREST ICONS --
Fire in El Dorado, Or Images of Tropical Nature and their Practical Effects / Candace Slater --
Subterranean Techniques: Corporate Environmentalism, Oil Operations, and Social Injustice in the Ecuadorian Rain Forest / Suzana Sawyer --
The Voice of Ix Chel: Fashioning Maya Tradition in the Belizean Rain Forest / Alex Greene --
RAIN FOREST AND JUNGLE --
In Search of the Maya Forest / Scott Fedick --
SPECTACLES OF WILDNESS --
Bio-Ironies of the Fractured Forest: India's Tiger Reserves / Paul Greenough --
Weapons of the Wild: Strategic Uses of Violence and Wildness in the Rain Forests of Indonesian Borneo / Nancy Peluso --
The Viral Forest in Motion: Ebola, African Forests, and the New Cartographies of Environmental Danger / Charles Zerner --
AFTERWORD: The Ongoing Search.
Series Title: New ecologies for the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: edited by Candace Slater.
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