Tamed frontiers

economy, society, and civil rights in upper Amazonia
  • 386 Pages
  • 0.25 MB
  • English
Westview Press , Boulder, Colo
Civil society -- Peru -- Loreto (Dept.), Civil rights -- Peru -- Loreto (Dept.), Loreto (Peru : Dept.) -- Economic conditions, Loreto (Peru : Dept.) -- Social condi
StatementFernando Santos-Granero, Frederica Barclay
ContributionsBarclay, Frederica
LC ClassificationsHC228.L6 S26 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 386 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16955733M
ISBN 100813337178
LC Control Number99016846

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In the remainder of the book, Santos-Granero and Barclay present an impressive amount of historical data, largely of an economic nature, to support this proposition. Tamed Frontiers is organized into three sections, each concerned with a different period in Loreto's economic and political history.

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