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The land grabbers : the new fight over who owns the Earth

Author: Fred Pearce
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Reveals the land grab taking place around the world and how corporate and governmental promises about the benefits of development are masking environmental and social destruction and the transfer of wealth out of host countries.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pearce, Fred.
Land grabbers.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011048308
(OCoLC)754714356
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Pearce
ISBN: 9780807003251 0807003255
OCLC Number: 795523293
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 326 pages) : maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Land wars --
Gambella, Ethiopia: tragedy in the commons --
Chicago, USA: the price of food --
Saudi Arabia: ploughing in the petrodollars --
South Sudan: up the Nile with the capitalists of chaos --
White men in Africa --
Yala Swamp, Kenya: one man's dominion --
Liberia: the resource curse --
Palm Bay, Liberia: return of the oil palm --
London, England: pinstripes and pitchforks --
Across the globe --
Ukraine: Lebensraum --
Western Bahia, Brazil: Soylandia --
Chaco, Paraguay: Chaco apocalyptico --
Latin America: the new conquistadors --
Patagonia: the last place on Earth --
Australia: under the shade of a coolibah tree --
China's back yard --
Sumatra, Indonesia: pulping the jungle --
Papua New Guinea: 'a truly wild island' --
Cambodia: sweet and sour --
Southeast Asia: rubber hits the road to China --
African dreams --
Maasailand, Tanzania: the white people's place --
South Africa: green grab --
Africa: the second great trek --
Mozambique: the biofuels bubble --
Zimbabwe: on the fast track --
The last enclosure --
Central Africa: laws of the jungle --
Inner Niger Delta, Mali: West African water grab --
Badia, Jordan: on the commons --
London, England: feeding the world.
Responsibility: Fred Pearce.

Abstract:

Reveals the land grab taking place around the world and how corporate and governmental promises about the benefits of development are masking environmental and social destruction and the transfer of wealth out of host countries.

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