The Land and People of Northeast Brazil
The Northeast: Region of contrast; Land tenure and labor in the zona da mata and eastern littoral; Property, polyculture, and Labor systems; Latifundia, division of land, and labor systems in the sertao and northern littoral; The middle north: Maranhao and Piaui; Tentative solutions to the agrarian problem.
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Region of Contrast
V3 Land Tenure and Labor in the Zona da Mata
Property Polyculture and Labor in the Agreste
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Açu Agreste agricultural Alagoas animals Antônio Apodi Bahia beans Borborema Plateau Brazil Brazilian caatinga cane fields Cariri carnauba cattle raising Ceará Ceará-Mirim century chiefly cities coconut coffee colonial Correia de Andrade cotton cowboy crushing drought Dutch economic fazendas fazendeiro forest Geografia growers harvest hectares humid areas increase Indians industry João José Julião land landowners latifundia Littoral livestock raising living located lowlands maize Mamanguape manioc manioc meal Manuel Correia Maranhão meters Middle North migration mill owners municipios Negroes Norte Northeast number of slaves occupied Olinda palm Paraíba Peasant Leagues percent period Pernambuco Piauí plant population problems production rainy season raw sugar Recife region rice Rio São Francisco rivers rural workers sacks Santo Antão Sergipe Sertão sharecroppers small property owners soils squatters subsistence crops SUDENE sugar factory sugar mills sugarcane tion trees urban Valley wage laborers wet areas Zona da Mata