Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-440) and index.
The forest evolves -- Humans invade: the first wave -- Humans invade: the second wave -- Estrangement: depopulation and the regrown forest -- Gold and diamonds, ants and cattle -- Science discovers the forest -- The forest under Brazilian rule -- Coffee dispossesses the forest -- Instruments of devastation -- Speculation and conservation -- Industrial nomadism, predatory industrialism -- The development imperative -- Unsustainable developments -- Getting it off the paper -- The value of bare ground.
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