Brazil and the Struggle for Rubber: A Study in Environmental History

Brazil and the Struggle for Rubber: A Study in Environmental History

by Warren Dean
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521334772

ISBN-13: 9780521334778

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The key role of environmental factors in the many failures to regain a profitable rubber crop in Brazil is stressed in tracing the region's agricultural history and the effects of South Asian imported rubber on it.

Overview

The key role of environmental factors in the many failures to regain a profitable rubber crop in Brazil is stressed in tracing the region's agricultural history and the effects of South Asian imported rubber on it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521334778
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Series:
Studies in Environment and History Series
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Explanatory notes; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Prometheus in reverse, 1855–1876; 2. Awaiting developments, 1876–1906; 3. Production and folklore, 1876–1910; 4. The reason why, 1904–1923; 5. A jump in the dark, 1923–1940; 6. The battle for rubber, 1940–1945; 7. Administrative discontinuities, 1946–1961; 8. Complete perplexity, 1961–1972; 9. Economically guaranteed, 1973–1986; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Glossary; Index.

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