JAMES M. COOPER, CHRISTINE HUNEFELDT (eds.). Amazonia. Environment and the Law in Amazonia: A Plurilateral Encounter. Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2013.

Thomas D. Rogers


This volume compiles the papers given at the 2010 iteration of an annual conference held at the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies at the University of California, San Diego. That year, the conference convened “environmental experts”and anthropologists who carried out research in various parts of the Amazon basin. The editors note in the short introduction their aspiration that the book will contribute to a “heightened consciousness about what is happening in and with Amazonia.”This is quite a general goal and it’s true that the twelve chapters range widely across topics and national boundaries. 


Amazonia, Law, Environment,

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