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The Resource The scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost paradise" of Euclides da Cunha, Susanna B. Hecht

The scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost paradise" of Euclides da Cunha, Susanna B. Hecht

Label
The scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost paradise" of Euclides da Cunha
Title
The scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost paradise" of Euclides da Cunha
Statement of responsibility
Susanna B. Hecht
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hecht, Susanna B
Dewey number
981/.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F2537.C97554
LC item number
H33 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cunha, Euclides da
  • Cunha, Euclides da
  • Brazil
  • Amazon River Region
  • Rio Branco, José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior
Label
The scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost paradise" of Euclides da Cunha, Susanna B. Hecht
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Os sertões: the pre-Amazonian life of Euclides da Cunha -- A short prelude: from Os sertões to As selvas -- The unlikely protagonist -- The afterlife of revolution -- A quilombo called canudos -- Mud-walled Jerusalem, mud-walled Troy -- The scramble for the Amazon -- In the times of scrambles in the land of the Amazons -- Imperialisms, revolutions, and resolutions in the Caribbean Amazon -- "American Amazon" colonizations and speculations -- Wall street, rebels, and Rio Branco -- Peru, Purús, Brazil -- Euclides and the baron -- As selvas: into the litigious zones -- "Impressions completely new to me" -- "Such is the river, such is its history" -- In the realm of rubber -- Argonauts of the Amazon -- In hostile territory, part 1: official report of the joint boundary commission -- In hostile territory, part 2: ex-party report from Da Cunha to baron Rio Branco -- Cartographer at court -- Return of the native -- Maps, texts, and history -- "Events that perhaps lacked a historian": reflections and supplements to the formal report of the Joint Survey Commission -- Everyday forms of empire: the tropicalist ethnography of Euclides da Cunha -- Abyss and oblivion -- Killing dr. Da Cunha -- Hamlet's lament -- Illusions and oblivion -- A note on the text: fragments, translation, and photos
Control code
ocn798809951
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 612 pages
Isbn
9780226322810
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012027399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022263873
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226322810
  • (OCoLC)798809951
Label
The scramble for the Amazon and the "Lost paradise" of Euclides da Cunha, Susanna B. Hecht
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 533-588) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Os sertões: the pre-Amazonian life of Euclides da Cunha -- A short prelude: from Os sertões to As selvas -- The unlikely protagonist -- The afterlife of revolution -- A quilombo called canudos -- Mud-walled Jerusalem, mud-walled Troy -- The scramble for the Amazon -- In the times of scrambles in the land of the Amazons -- Imperialisms, revolutions, and resolutions in the Caribbean Amazon -- "American Amazon" colonizations and speculations -- Wall street, rebels, and Rio Branco -- Peru, Purús, Brazil -- Euclides and the baron -- As selvas: into the litigious zones -- "Impressions completely new to me" -- "Such is the river, such is its history" -- In the realm of rubber -- Argonauts of the Amazon -- In hostile territory, part 1: official report of the joint boundary commission -- In hostile territory, part 2: ex-party report from Da Cunha to baron Rio Branco -- Cartographer at court -- Return of the native -- Maps, texts, and history -- "Events that perhaps lacked a historian": reflections and supplements to the formal report of the Joint Survey Commission -- Everyday forms of empire: the tropicalist ethnography of Euclides da Cunha -- Abyss and oblivion -- Killing dr. Da Cunha -- Hamlet's lament -- Illusions and oblivion -- A note on the text: fragments, translation, and photos
Control code
ocn798809951
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 612 pages
Isbn
9780226322810
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2012027399
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022263873
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226322810
  • (OCoLC)798809951

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