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Space in the tropics : from convicts to rockets in French Guiana

Author: Peter Redfield
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work draws ideas from two projects which took place in French Guiana - the Ariane Rocket programme and the Devil's Island penal experiment. The two are compared and connected with developments  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Redfield
ISBN: 0520219848 0520219856 9780520219847 9780520219854
OCLC Number: 122975247
Description: xvi, 345 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Robinson Crusoe, anthropology, and the horizon of technology --
History and the wild coast --
Botany Bay to Devils's Island --
The natural prison --
A gate to the heavens --
The margin of the future --
Tropics of nature --
The nature of work --
The imperfect equator.
Responsibility: Peter Redfield.

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