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Author Garfield, Seth, 1967- author.

Title In Search of the Amazon : Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region / Seth Garfield
Published [Place of publication not identified] Duke University Press 2014
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Description 1 online resource (358 pages)
Series American Encounters/Global Interactions
American encounters/global interactions.
Contents Acronyms; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Reappearing Amazon; Chapter 1. Border and Progress: The Amazon and the Estado Novo; Chapter 2. "The Quicksands of Untrustworthy Supply" : U.S. Rubber Dependency and the Lure of the Amazon; Chapter 3. Rubber's "Soldiers" : Reinventing the Amazonian Worker; Chapter 4. The Environment of Northeastern Migration to the Amazon: Landscapes, Labor, and Love; Chapter 5. War in the Amazon: Struggles over Resources and Images; Epilogue: From Wartime Soldiers to Green Guerrillas; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary This history of the international, national, and local conflicts surrounding the extraction of resources from the Amazon during the Second World War shows how those conflicts shaped contemporary ideas about the rainforest
Analysis History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Amazon River Region
Rubber industry and trade -- Amazon River Region -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Amazon River Region -- 20th century
Rubber industry and trade -- Amazon River Region -- History
Latin America.
The Americas.
SCIENCE -- General.
HISTORY -- General.
Economics.
International economic relations.
Rubber industry and trade.
1.1 Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen.
1.2 Wirtschaftsgeschichte.
1.4 Gummiindustrie.
1.3 Kautschukmarkt.
1.5 Kriegswirtschaft.
1.6 Entwicklung.
1.7 Nationale Sicherheit.
1.8 Amazonasgebiet.
1.9 Brasilien.
1.10 USA.
Brazil -- Foreign economic relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Brazil
Amazon River Region.
Brazil.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Knowledge Unlatched
LC no. 2013025464
ISBN 082235585X
9780822355854
0822377179
9780822377177
082235571X
1306157927
9780822355717
9781306157926
Other Titles In Search of the Amazon - Brazil, the United States and the Nature of a Region
American Encounters/Global Interactions
American Encounters/Global Interactions : In Search of the Amazon : Brazil, the United States, and the Nature of a Region