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A living past : environmental histories of modern Latin America

Author: Claudia Leal; John Soluri; José Augusto Pádua
Publisher: New York : Berghahn, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though still a relatively young field, the study of Latin American environmental history is no longer in its infancy. Bringing together thirteen leading experts on the region, A Living Past gives a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Living past.
New York : Berghahn, 2018
(DLC) 2017051497
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claudia Leal; John Soluri; José Augusto Pádua
ISBN: 9781785333910 1785333917
OCLC Number: 1019836454
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Finding the "Latin American" in Latin American environmental history / John Soluri, Claudia Leal, Jose Augusto Padua --
Mexico's ecological revolutions / Chris Boyer, Martha Micheline Cariño Olvera --
The greater Caribbean and the transformation of tropicality / Reinaldo Funes Monzote --
Indigenous imprints and remnants in the tropical Andes / Nicolás Cuvi --
The dilemma of the "splendid cradle" : nature and territory in the construction of Brazil / José Augusto Pádua --
From threatening to threatened jungles / Claudia Leal --
The wall and the ivy : environmental narratives from an urban continent / Lise Sedrez, Regina Horta Duarte --
Home cooking : campesinos, cuisine, and agrodiversity / John Soluri --
Hoofprints : cattle ranching and landscape transformation / Shawn Van Ausdal, Robert W. Wilcox --
Extraction stories : workers, nature, and communities in the mining and oil industries / Myrna I. Santiago --
Prodigality and sustainability : the environmental sciences and the quest for development / Stuart McCook --
A panorama of parks : deep nature, depopulation, and the cadence of conserving nature / Emily Wakild --
Latin American environmental history in global perspective / J.R. McNeill.
Responsibility: edited by Claudia Leal, John Soluri, and José Augusto Pádua.

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