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Author Dean, Warren.
Title With broadax and firebrand : the destruction of the Brazilian Atlantic forest / Warren Dean.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 1997, 1995.
Edition First paperback print.

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Subject Deforestation -- Brazil -- Atlantic Coast -- History.
Rain forests -- Brazil -- Atlantic Coast -- History.
Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Brazil -- Atlantic Coast -- History.
Atlantic Coast (Brazil) -- Environmental conditions -- History.
Forests Exploitation History
Brazil
Description 1 online resource (xx, 482 pages) : maps
Edition First paperback print.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-440) and index.
Contents The forest evolves -- Humans invade: the first wave -- Humans invade: the second wave -- Estrangement: depopulation and the regrown forest -- Gold and diamonds, ants and cattle -- Science discovers the forest -- The forest under Brazilian rule -- Coffee dispossesses the forest -- Instruments of devastation -- Speculation and conservation -- Industrial nomadism, predatory industrialism -- The development imperative -- Unsustainable developments -- Getting it off the paper -- The value of bare ground.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780520919082 (electronic bk.)
0520919084 (electronic bk.)
0585130485 (electronic bk.)
9780585130484 (electronic bk.)
9780520208865
0520208862
0520208862
OCLC # 43476630
Additional Format Print version: Dean, Warren. With broadax and firebrand. 1st pbk. print. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1997, 1995 0520208862 (DLC) 94005681 (OCoLC)37667638