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The deepest wounds [electronic resource] : a labor and environmental history of sugar in Northeast Brazil / Thomas D. Rogers.

Author/Creator:
Rogers, Thomas D., 1974-
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (321 p.)
Subjects:
Sugar trade -- Brazil -- Pernambuco -- History.
Sugarcane industry -- Environmental aspects -- Brazil -- Pernambuco -- History.
Sugarcane industry -- Social aspects -- Brazil -- Pernambuco -- History.
Pernambuco (Brazil) -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Deepest Wounds: A Labor and Environmental History of Sugar in Northeast Brazil
Contents:
An eternal verdure: the longue dure of the zona da mata
A laboring landscape: the environmental discourse of the Northeast's sugar elite, from Nabuco to Freyre
A landscape of captivity: power and the definition of work and space
Modernizing the sugar industry: cane expansion and the path toward rationalization
The zona da mata aflame: political upheaval, strikes, and fire
The only game in town: workers, planters, and the dictatorship
An agricultural boom and its unexpected consequences
Conclusion: power, labor, and the agro-environment of Pernambuco's sugarcane fields.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
1-4696-0390-X
0-8078-9958-5
OCLC:
676697426
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