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The Forest Frontier: Settlement and Change in Brazilian Roraima

Out of Print

Edited By: PA Furley

240 pages, Illus

Routledge

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #28313 | ISBN: 0415043921
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About this book

Examines the social and environmental nature of land development in Roraima, the most northerly of the Brazilian Amazonian States.


Contents

1. Perspectives 2. The Growth of Roraima 3. Monitoring Change in Land Use and the Environment 4. Deforestation and the Environment 5. Forest Clearance and Agricultural Strategies in Northern Roraima 6. Agricultural Diversity: the Contribution of Rice and Horticulture

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