Examines Portuguese and Brazilian attempts to settle the lower Amazon Basin during the 18th and 19th centuries. The text demonstrates the continuity of European colonization from the 18th century to the 20th century and maintains that colonization became a euphemism for exploitation.The progression of types of aid offered to refugees in 1 877-79 proved to be the model for refugee relief during ... on how to handle incoming refugees.14 It was also necessary to build an infirmary, since most of the new arrivals were sick.
|Title||:||Colonization as Exploitation in the Amazon Rain Forest, 1758-1911|
|Author||:||Robin Leslie Anderson|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Florida - 1999|