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Frontier development policy in Brazil

a study of Amazonia

by Dennis J. Mahar

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

  • Amazon River Valley,
  • Amazon River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Regional planning -- Amazon River Valley.,
    • Tax credits -- Amazon River Valley.,
    • Amazon River Valley -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDennis J. Mahar.
      LC ClassificationsHC188.A5 M3313 1979
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 182 p. :
      Number of Pages182
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4731426M
      ISBN 100030470919
      LC Control Number78019750

      Read this book on Questia. In a timely look at Amazonian development, the authors focus on the effects of colonization on indigenous populations, on settlement of the Amazon region, on environmental issues of resource management and agriculture, and on prospects . STRUCTURAL CHANGE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: IS BRAZIL CATCHING UP OR FALLING BEHIND? André Nassif,* Carmem Feijó** and Eliane Araújo*** Abstract We present a Kaldor-Thirlwall theoretical and empirical framework on the basic driving forces of the behaviour of productivity and economic development in the long-run. By calculating the so-.   Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil Santana de Paraíba, By Alida C. Metcalf their family strategies became a cultural inheritance that shaped the community and the development of the western frontier. Moreover, given the continued expansion of the agricultural frontier into the modern Amazon basin, the survival strategies of Price: $   Chapter 9: Stabilization Policies and Regional Development in Brazil Chapter The Use of Native Forests versus Economic Growth in Brazil: Is it Possible to Reach a Balance? Chapter Regional Development and Agricultural Expansion in Brazil’s Author: Charles C. Mueller.

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Frontier development policy in Brazil. New York: Praeger, (OCoLC) Material Type. Dennis J. Mahar is the author of Government Policies & Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon Region ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Fr 4/5(1).

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Like the original dissertation, Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil reconstructs family life by social class: the slaveowning planters, the families of the free poor (or peasantry), and the families of slaves.

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