The fate of the forest: developers, destroyers, and defenders of the Amazon

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Verso, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 266 pages
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Analyzes the destruction of the Amazon rain forest, examines the ecology, economy, and people of the region, and discusses what must be done to save the forest

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TWO The Realm of Nature
15
THREE The Heritage of Fire
33
FOUR The Amazon Prospectus
55
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Alexander Cockburn is a syndicated national columnist, whose work appears regularly in the Nation, NY Free Press, and LA Times, amongst others. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he is the editor of the online journal Alexander Cockburn is co-editor of the online journal Counterpunch and has authored and edited numerous books, including the best-selling Whiteout.

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