Brazil and the Struggle for Subber : A Study in Environmental History. First Printing in dustjacket

By: DEAN, Warren Studies in Environment and History series

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DEAN, Warren. Brazil and the Struggle for Rubber : A Study in EnvironmentalHistory. Cambridge [et al] : Cambridge University Press, (1987). First Pri nting. Pp (8),vii-xv,(1),1-234,(4). Illustrated. Map. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Brazil once enjoyed a near monopoly in rubberwhen that commodity was gathered in the wild. By 1913, however, cultivated rubber from Southeast Asia swept the Brazilian gathered product from the m arket. In this innovative study, Warren Dean demonstrates that environmental factors have played a key role in the many failed attempts to once again produce a significant rubber crop in Brazil." (from the dj)., Contents: 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 : Table 1. Exports of natural rubbers, Brazil, 1827-1934. Table 2. Rubber production, exports and imports, Brazil, 1935-1986. Foxing to fore-edge, else very good in dustjacket. 35.00

Title: Brazil and the Struggle for Subber : A Study in Environmental History. First Printing in dustjacket

Author Name: DEAN, Warren Studies in Environment and History series

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press /, Cambruidge [et al], 1987, ISBN:0521334772:

Seller ID: 112118

Keywords: BRAZIL RUBBER HISTORY SOUTH AMERICA,