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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Blanca Muratorio Amazonian Indians From Prehistory to the Present: Anthropological Perspectives . Edited by Roosevelt Anna . Tucson : University of Arizona Press , 1995 . Maps. Tables. Figures. Appendixes. Notes. Bibliography. Index . xviii , 420 pp. Cloth . $60.00...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1983) 63 (4): 807.
Published: 01 November 1983
... Growth Without Development: Past and Present Development Efforts in Amazonia, by Emilio F. Moran; Development and Amazonian Indians: The Aquarico Case and Some General Principles, by William T. Vickers; Forest to Pasture: Frontier Settlement in the Bolivian Lowlands, by Allyn MacLean Stearman...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1986) 66 (2): 440–441.
Published: 01 May 1986
...Michael T. Hamerly Sicuanga Runa: The Other Side of Development in Amazonian Ecuador . By Whitten Norman E. Jr . Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 1985 . Illustrations. Maps. Figures. Epilogue. Glossary. Bibliographical Essay. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xi , 314 . Cloth...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1986) 66 (2): 442.
Published: 01 May 1986
...Arlene M. Kelly Anxious Pleasures: The Sexual Lives of an Amazonian People . By Gregor Thomas . Chicago : The University of Chicago Press , 1985 . Illustrations. Tables. References. Index . Pp. xii , 223 . Cloth. $19.95 . Copyright 1986 by Duke University Press 1986...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1972) 52 (3): 509–510.
Published: 01 August 1972
... and cosmological system of a primitive people as recounted and interpreted by a single informant. Copyright 1972 by Duke University Press 1972 Amazonian Cosmos: The Sexual & Religious Symbolism of the Tukano Indians . By Reichel-Dolmatoff Gerardo . Chicago and London , 1971 . University...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (3): 563.
Published: 01 August 1980
...Seth Leacock Force and Persuasion: Leadership in an Amazonian Society . By Kracke Ward H. . Chicago , 1979 . The University of Chicago Press . Map. Illustrations. Graphs. Appendix. Glossary. Notes. Bibliography. Index . Pp. xvii , 322 . Cloth. $21.00 . Copyright 1980 by Duke...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2005) 85 (3): 491–493.
Published: 01 August 2005
... Press 2005 Neil Whitehead believes Amazonian history remains “an eternal present of ‘first contacts’ and ‘marvelous discover[ies]’” (p. vii). Western scholars have preferred to accept, as history, the discursive inventions of European chroniclers whose reports are several removes from their sources...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2020) 100 (1): 154–156.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of slavery, through the period of abolition, and into the twentieth century. In doing so, the author makes an important contribution to our understanding of how Afro-Amazonian communities preserved their autonomy over time. A central insight of the book is that the natural landscapes of Amazonia helped...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (1): 167–168.
Published: 01 February 1977
...Shepard L. Forman For the most part, the authors tend to be optimistic in their views of Amazonian development, although only one, Roberto Cardoso examines critically the effects of specific economic projects on human populations. His “conclusions,” too, are moderately hopeful insofar as he...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (1): 172–173.
Published: 01 February 2004
... University Press 2004 This volume promotes Amazonian history as a legitimate and recognized academic discipline. Works in anthropology, ethnohistory, and environmental studies have shaped the field of Amazonian studies, leaving historians with ample room to contextualize earlier works while calling...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (3): 555–557.
Published: 01 August 2004
... quoted as saying that Ecuador is a very difficult country to govern. In the mid-1960s, oil was (re)discovered in the Amazonian territories (which are about two thousand miles from the Amazon itself), and its political-economic history since then can be characterized as one of rising expectations...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (3): 552–554.
Published: 01 August 1996
... research problems. He warns against the ideological content of “first” sources, the lack of an interdisciplinary approach, the inadequate knowledge of Amazonian ethnography, and the negligible Amerindian input. Four papers in the volume reconstruct cultural history. Jalil Sued Badillo proposes real...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (3): 585.
Published: 01 August 1979
... Press 1979 This report, written by a Peruvian anthropologist with long experience of work in technical aid programs, provides a useful summary of information about a little known aspect of the history of colonization of the Amazonian lowlands: the attempts of the Peruvian government and several...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (4): 757–759.
Published: 01 November 1978
... of the pre-1964 period remains. According to the author, the dominant factor behind the current treatment of Amazonian populations is the alliance of Brazilian development agencies, multinationals, and international lending institutions. As an historical source, the book fails by its reliance...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2014) 94 (1): 142–143.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., and after the Amazonian rubber boom to preserve their autonomy and identity. Van Valen’s analysis centers on the concept of indigenous agency, which he uses to illustrate how the Mojos dealt with two major challenges to their way of life: liberalism and the Amazonian rubber boom. According to the author...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (2): 231–257.
Published: 01 May 1994
... The conceptual argument for surplus generation and retention builds on four observations. First, Amazonian wild rubber held a prime position in world markets before the expansion of Asian plantations, and so fetched high (and at times, astronomical) prices. Amazon rubber accounted for 50 percent or more of world...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2006) 86 (2): 275–308.
Published: 01 May 2006
... its Amazonian colonization project. In August 1942, Brazil declared war on Germany, cementing the alliance between the Vargas regime and the American government. Although the DNI continued to relocate northeastern families to the Amazon throughout the war, difficulties in mass transport — exacerbated...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1987) 67 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 1987
... This anthology of articles resulting from the 1982 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...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1982) 62 (2): 311–312.
Published: 01 May 1982
... soils were matched with the most suitable crops, and special ecological conditions were used rather than combatted, the outcome was positive. The most successful colonists were the Amazonian caboclos, whose fields were smaller (6.3 hectares versus 8.0 for outsiders), but whose income per household...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (2): 370–371.
Published: 01 May 1977
... earlier work, Amazonian Cosmos (1971), by providing a detailed description of the shamanistic complex of the Tukano Indians of the Amazonian lowlands of eastern Colombia, with particular emphasis on the native use of hallucinogenic Banisteriopsis potions, and Virola and Anadenanthera snuffs...