© 1990

Anatomy of the Amazon Gold Rush


Part of the St Antony’s/Macmillan Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. David Cleary
    Pages 1-26
  3. David Cleary
    Pages 27-50
  4. David Cleary
    Pages 51-72
  5. David Cleary
    Pages 73-103
  6. David Cleary
    Pages 104-132
  7. David Cleary
    Pages 133-163
  8. David Cleary
    Pages 188-210
  9. David Cleary
    Pages 211-230
  10. David Cleary
    Pages 231-231
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 232-245

About this book


In 1979 this century's largest gold rush began in the Brazilian Amazon and has continued ever since. This book looks at the Amazon gold rush without sensationalizing it, at the politics and economics of gold in Brazil, and at the implications of the gold rush for Amazonia and its people.


Brazil economics politics

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business StudiesEdinburgh UniversityUK

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