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Published: 02 September 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478023371-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2337-1
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-080
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382058-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8205-8
Published: 29 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395744-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9574-4
Published: 24 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004592-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0459-2
Series: New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385271-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8527-1
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 20 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390879-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9087-9
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter explores how “development” increasingly means “free trade” and resource extraction via transnational corporations. In Guatemala the 1996 peace accords accompanied new regulations encouraging exploitation of “natural resources,” unleashing a rush for the new El Dorado. In 2005...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373865-079
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7386-5
... previously unknown to them, as well as descriptions of “El Dorado,” the fact that slaves mined gold, and the uses of coca leaf among indigenous people. For the national period, material outlines land tenure among coffee planters, chronicles the banana workers’ strike of 1928, and lauds the acumen of local...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... for the new El Dorado. In 2005 a Canadian company inaugurated an open-pit gold mine in the indigenous province of San Marcos. In response, when local residents held a consulta , or referendum, in which 98 percent rejected the mine, the province became the epicenter of what is now a national movement to make...