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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 ag... View More...