Amazon peasant societies in a changing environment : political ecology, invisibility and modernity in the rainforest / [edited] by Cristina Adams ... [et al.].

[Dordrecht] ; London : Springer, c2009.
xxiii, 358 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Conference Name:
Sociedades Caboclas Amazônicas : Modernidade e Invisibilidade (2002 : Universidade de São Paulo)

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Standardized Title:
Sociedades caboclas amazônicas. English
Other Title:
Political ecology, invisibility and modernity in the rainforest
Caboclos (Brazilian people) -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Caboclos (Brazilian people) -- Economic conditions -- Congresses.
Caboclos (Brazilian people) -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
Peasants -- Brazil.
Ethnology -- Brazil.
Ethnology -- Amazon River Region.
Peasants -- Amazon River Region.
Utopias and dystopias in the Amazonian social landscape / Stephen Nugent
Landscape transformation and language change : a case study in Amazonian historical ecology / William Balée
Mixed Indians, Caboclos and Curibocas : historical analysis of a process of miscegenation; Rio Negro (Brazil), 18th and 19th centuries / Décio de Alencar Guzmán
'Sempre ajeitando' (always adjusting) : an Amazonian way of being in time / Mark Harris
Traditional peoples : introduction to the political ecology critique of a notion / Henyo Barretto Filho
The domestic economy in Mamirauá, Tefé, Amazonas State / Deborah de Magalhães Lima
Patterns of resource use by Caboclo communities in the middle-lower Amazon / Fábio de Castro
Agriculture intensification, economic identity, and shared invisibility in Amazonian peasantry : Caboclos and colonists in comparative perspective / Eduardo Brondizio
The use of and access to forest resources : the Caboclos of the lower Amazon and their socio-cultural attributes / Célia Futemma
Women, gender relations and decision-making in Caboclo households in the Amazon estuary / Andrea Siqueira
'I love flowers' : home gardens, aesthetics and gender roles in a riverine Caboclo community in the lower Amazon, Brazil / Rui Murrieta and Antoinette WinklerPrins
Bread of the land : the invisibility of manioc in the Amazon / Cristina Adams ... [et al.]
Socio-ecology of health and disease : the effects of invisibility on the Caboclo populations of the Amazon / Hilton Silva.
"Translated and updated version of: Adams, C., Murrieta R., & Neves, W.A. (2006). Sociedades caboclas amazônicas : modernidade e Invisibilidade (1a ed.). São Paulo: Annablume"--T.p. verso.
Papers presented at the workshop "Sociedades Caboclas Amazônicas : Modernidade e Invisibilidade," held in June 2002 at Universidade de São Paulo. Cf. pref., acknowledgments.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Adams, Cristina.
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
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