New PDF release: A Living Past: Environmental Histories of Latin America

By Claudia Leal,John Soluri,José-Augusto Pádua

Though nonetheless a comparatively younger box, the research of Latin American environmental historical past isn't any longer in its infancy, because the contributions to this definitive quantity exhibit. Bringing jointly 13 top specialists at the quarter, A residing Past bargains up a transnational, thematically assorted survey of ancient advancements because the 19th century. each one bankruptcy presents insightful, updated syntheses of present scholarship on significant nation-states around the continent, exploring wide issues similar to agriculture, wisdom creation, conservation, and mining that upload crucial context for the current historic moment.

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