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Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Heather F. Roller

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book reconstructs the world of eighteenth-century Amazonia to argue that indigenous mobility did not undermine settlement or community. In doing so, it revises long-standing views of native ... More


Introduction

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction challenges three durable and interrelated stereotypes about Amazonian history: that the tropical environment prevented the development of large, stable societies; that native ... More


Conclusion Mobile and Rooted

Heather F. Roller

in Amazonian Routes: Indigenous Mobility and Colonial Communities in Northern Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787086
eISBN:
9780804792127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787086.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion revolves around the various stories that have been (and still are) told about mobility in the Amazon. From early colonial narratives to nineteenth-century travel literature to ... More


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