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Tamed Frontiers Economy, Society, and Civil Rights in Upper Amazonia by Fernando Santos-Granero

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Published by Westview Press .
Written in English


  • Development economics,
  • Development studies,
  • 20th century,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Culture,
  • Economics Of Developing Countries,
  • Social conditions,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Peru,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Civil rights,
  • Civil society,
  • Loreto (Dept.),
  • Loreto (Peru : Dept.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9537269M
ISBN 100813337178
ISBN 109780813337173

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