Read e-book online A Living Past: Environmental Histories of Latin America PDF

By Claudia Leal,John Soluri,José-Augusto Pádua

Though nonetheless a comparatively younger box, the learn of Latin American environmental historical past is not any longer in its infancy, because the contributions to this definitive quantity show. Bringing jointly 13 top specialists at the quarter, A residing Past bargains up a transnational, thematically various survey of historic advancements because the 19th century. every one bankruptcy presents insightful, updated syntheses of present scholarship on significant realms around the continent, exploring wide issues reminiscent of agriculture, wisdom construction, conservation, and mining that upload crucial context for the current historic moment.

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