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Cattle

Eduardo Posada-Carbó

in The Colombian Caribbean: A Regional History 1870-1950

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206286
eISBN:
9780191677069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206286.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In spite of its significance to the economy of the Colombian Caribbean, the livestock industry has been neglected in the historiography. This chapter revises stereotypes about the cattle industry in ... More


Policing and Policymaking on the Range

Karen R. Merrill

in Public Lands and Political Meaning: Ranchers, the Government, and the Property between Them

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228627
eISBN:
9780520926882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228627.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter describes how Theodore Roosevelt and like-minded writers saw manly virtues in the ranchers' way of life, but Roosevelt and others also believed that only the agricultural settlement of ... More


Threats to the Conservation of Tropical Dry Forest in Costa Rica

Mauricio Quesada and Kathryn E. Stoner

in Biodiversity Conservation in Costa Rica: Learning the Lessons in a Seasonal Dry Forest

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223097
eISBN:
9780520937772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223097.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses factors that threaten the preservation of tropical dry forests in Costa Rica. These factors include the growth of the cattle industry, illegal logging, agricultural production, ... More


Land

in Frontier Goiás, 1822–1889

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751797
eISBN:
9780804767743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751797.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the history of land ownership in Goiás, Brazil and evaluates the impact of the Land Law of 1850/1854, citing a historian's comment that the law undermined the authority of the ... More


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