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Frontier Expansion in Amazonia

by Marianne Schmink

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Published by University Press of Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Property & real estate,
  • Government relations,
  • Land Utilization,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Land settlement,
  • Indians of South America,
  • Amazon River Region,
  • Agricultural ecology,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCharles H. Wood (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021426M
    ISBN 100813007852
    ISBN 109780813007854

    Treece D. () Indigenous Peoples in Brazilian Amazonia and the Expansion of the Economic Frontier. In: Goodman D., Hall A. (eds) The Future of Amazonia. Palgrave Macmillan, London. The most recent frontier expansion experience in the Amazon (roughly —present) brought monumental population growth to the region. From to , the human population of Brazilian Legal Amazon region rose from million to million.

    Deforestation takes place along with traditional frontier expansion and with the implementation of large-scale development projects. In either case, there is an influx of outsiders into regions previously but sparsely inhabited. Among the inhabitants of these regions there . Over the last few decades, the occupation of the Amazon and the expansion of large-scale economic activities have exerted a significant negative impact on the Amazonian environment and on the health of the Amazon’s inhabitants. These processes have altered the context of the manifestation of health problems in time and space and changed the characteristics of the spatial diffusion of health.

    The Occupation o f Amazonia The most recent expansion of the Amazon frontier was caused by both economic growth government initiated a series of programs to stimulate development of the Amazon; in most cases by launching economic incentive packages for southern strongholds to colonize the Amazon (Hecht ; Walker et al. ). Road Impacts in Brazilian Amazonia expertly in other parts of this book. This chapter is based on people-focused research from across Amazonia and over time. We present the view that one of the key driving factors behind expansion of the agri-cultural frontier as well as the industrialization of the cen-.


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Frontier Expansion in Amazonia [Schmink, Marianne, Wood, Charles H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Frontier Expansion in Amazonia. Inthe second conference on the Amazon was held at the University of Florida, entitled Frontier Expansion in Amazonia.

This conference focused upon policies, both explicit and implicit, of the various Amazon countries in regard to the development of their Amazon territories. Indian policy in Amazonian Ecuador / William T. Vickers --Indian policy in eastern Peru / Anthony Stocks --Native peoples of lowland Bolivia / James C.

Jones --Frontier expansion and Indian peoples in the Brazilian Amazon / Alcida R. Ramos --The politics of cultural survival in Venezuela: beyond indigenismo / Nelly Arvelo-Jimenez --Demystifying. This anthology of articles resulting from the conference on Frontier Expansion in Amazonia focuses on the policies of Amazonian countries as they deal with problems of development in the region.

The purpose of the book is clearly to define current policy tren6ds, show where mistakes were made in the past, and indicate where new avenues of Cited by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Frontier Expansion in Amazonia (, Paperback) at the best online prices Frontier Expansion in Amazonia book eBay.

Free shipping for many products. Indian policy in Amazonian Ecuador / William T. Vickers --Indian policy in eastern Peru / Anthony Stocks --Native peoples of lowland Bolivia / James C. Jones --Frontier expansion and Indian peoples in the Brazilian Amazon / Alcida R.

Ramos --The politics of cultural survival in Venezuela: beyond indigenismo / Nelly Arvelo-Jimenez. The State and the Awajún: Frontier Expansion in the Upper Amazon, demonstrates how the indigenous people of Amazonia have been subjected to a series of regional, national, and international socioeconomic and political processes that have shaped their lives.

The text explores how extractive economies in Amazonia have provided fleeting periods of elite prosperity, but ultimately at. The access provided by roads in Amazonia tends to promote dramatic land use change through the expansion of agriculture, logging and colonization (Carvalho et al.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get change in the amazon basin the frontier after a decade of colonisation book now. This site. M ost tropical rainforests [[HN1][1]] have already been impoverished or converted to agriculture.

Inaccessibility, however, has provided passive protection to the world's largest rainforest. As roads are paved into central Amazonia [[HN2][2]] in the coming years, the business-as-usual scenario of frontier expansion may provoke rapid deforestation [[HN3][3]], releasing several billion tons of.

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support of the book Contested frontiers in Amazonia. The book traced the dramatic evolution of frontier contests over land and forest resources in southern Pará and São Félix municipality, based on participant observation and in-depth interviews with hundreds.

PDF | On Jan 1,Bartholomew Dean and others published The State and the Aguaruna: Frontier Expansion in the Upper Amazon, | Find, read and cite all the research you need on. Table of Contents Preface -- The Human Dimension of Amazonian Development -- Growth Without Development: Past and Present Development Efforts in Amazonia -- Development and Amazonian Indians: The Aguarico Case and Some General Principles -- Forest to Pasture: Frontier Settlement in the Bolivian Lowlands -- Entrepreneurs and Bureaucrats: The Rise of an Urban Middle Class -.

Contested Frontiers in Amazonia by Marianne Schmink,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Indigenous Struggle at the Heart of Brazil examines the dynamic interplay between the Brazilian government and the Xavante Indians of central Brazil in the context of twentieth-century western frontier expansion and the states indigenous ng a window onto Brazilian developmental policy in Amazonia and the subsequent process of indigenous political/5(2).

Indigenous Struggle at the Heart of Brazil: State Policy, Frontier Expansion, and the Xavante Indians, Seth Garfield: Books - Kathryn Hochstetler is Professor of Political Science at the University of New Mexico. She is a coauthor of Sovereignty, Democracy, and Global Civil Society: State-Society Relations at UN World Conferences and a coeditor of Palgrave Advances in International Environmental Politics.

Margaret E. Keck is Professor of Political Science at The Johns Hopkins University. Description: Amazon Frontier covers the years when the first European scientists expolred the natural riches of Amazonia and became fascinated by its tribal peoples.

Exciting and murderous encounters with new tribes continued throughout the nineteenth century, particularly when the Amazon's rubber monopoly made Manaus a frontier boom town. Indigenous Struggle at the Heart of Brazil examines the dynamic interplay between the Brazilian government and the Xavante Indians of central Brazil in the context of twentieth-century western frontier expansion and the state’s indigenous ng a window onto Brazilian developmental policy in Amazonia and the subsequent process of indigenous political mobilization, Seth Garfield.

The future of Brazilian Amazonia, the world's largest remaining tropical rainforest, hangs in the balance. Two decades of destructive development have provoked violent struggles for control over the region's resources, with disastrous social and environmental consequences. This multi-disciplinary.Migrants to Amazonia Spontaneous Colonization in the Brazilian Frontier, 1st Edition This book is the story of one Amazonian community located along the middle Araguaia River in the northeastern comer of the state of Mato Grosso.

Foreword -- Forests for Farming -- Santa Terezinha, Mato Grosso -- Frontier Expansion -- The Small Farmers."In equal measure environmental, economic, and diplomatic history, Seth Garfield’s In Search of the Amazon is much more than the sum of its clear prose and sharp analysis, Garfield's wonderful new book is a model for how to write the social history of nature, placing the great, wondrous Amazon at the heart of America's transnational twentieth century.".