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Forest Collecting Expeditionsand the Pursuit of Opportunities in the Sertão

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/9780804787086.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter and the next examine ways in which native Amazonians fulfilled their service obligations to the state while seeking social and material resources in distant places. Chapter 2 focuses on ... More


Baja California–Tres mujeres sin miedo

Barbara R. Stein

in On Her Own Terms: Annie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520227262
eISBN:
9780520926387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520227262.003.0027
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the expedition to Baja California, which was Alexander's first visit to the state. It shows that Baja California represented the northernmost extent of the range of many Latin ... More


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