Send Suggestions to lsedrez@stanford.edu

HOME
General
Amazon
Andes
Brazil
Caribbean
Cono Sur
Mesoamerica
Web
Video
Considerations
Newsletter
Editors

General Editor:
Lise Sedrez
Stanford University

Advisory Board:
John Wirth
Stanford University
(in memorian)

José Drummond
PPG-7

Cono Sur

Environmental History of Latin America

Microchip Al Chip. s.d. Director Pablo Lavin. 18 min. New York, NY: First Run/Icarus Films.
Employing fictional, documentary, and videographic techniques, MICROCHIP AL CHIP examines the destruction of Chilean forests in order to sustain its paper exports to other nations, notably Japan. http://www.frif.com/cat97/p-s/s_micro.html

Aagesen, David L. 1998. On the Northern Fringe of the South American Temperate Forest: The History and Conservation of the Monkey-Puzzle Tree. Environmental History 3: 64-85.
Studies the ethnobotanical and economic importance of the monkey-puzzle tree (Araucaria araucana) in southern Chile and Argentina, and assesses the impact of human activity, especially by the indigenous Araucanos peoples, on the distribution and conservation of the species; sixteenth through twentieth centuries. (AA)

Brailovsky, Antonio Elio, and Dina Foguelman. 1997. Epidemias y medio ambiente. In 7th, Buenos Aires?, 1990., 297-309. Vol. 1. Buenos Aires: Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Secretaría de Cultura, Subsecretaría de Desarrollo Cultura, Instituto Histórico de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires.

Brailovsky, Antonio Elio, and Dina Foguelman. 1991. Memoria Verde: Historia Ecológica De Argentina. Buenos Aires.

Cozzo, Domingo. 1992. Las Pérdidas del Primitivo Paisaje de Bosques, Montes y Arubstiformes de la Argentina con Especial Referencia a sus Territorios Aridos y Húmedos. Miscelanea 90.
From the Academia Nacional de Ciencias.

Donoso, Claudio, and Antonio Lara. 1995. Utilização de los Bosques Nativos en Chile: Pasado Presente y Futuro. In Ecología de los Bosques Nativos de Chile. Eds. Juan J. Arnesto, Carolin Villagran, and Mary Kalin Arroyo, 363-87. Santiago, Chile: Editorial Universitaria.

Donoso, Mauricio Folchi. 1996. El Volcán 1876-1976. Historia de un enclave minero en perspectiva económico-ecológica.Universidad de Chile.

Foladori, G, and H Tommasino. 1998. Desarrollo intensivo en la agricultura paranaense: La sustentabilidad socioambiental jaqueada. Revista Mediações 3, no. 2.
Uma revisão da evolução da agricultura no Paraná, Brazil, de 1970 a 1995 e os impactos sobre a sustentabilidade.

Furlong, Guillermo. 1948. Naturalistas Argentinos Durante la Dominacion Hispanica. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Editorial Huarpe.

Graffam, Gray. 1992. Beyond State Collapse: Rural History, Raised Fields, and pastoralism in the South Andes. American Anthropologist 94, no. 4: 882-904.

Gunckel, Hugo. 1980. Utilización de la Araucaria Chilena en el Siglo XVIII. Noticiaro Mensual (Museo Nacional De Historia Natural) 25, no. 1980: 3-7.

Kozdon, Paul . 1958. Las Coníferas Autóctonas y Su Progresiva Desaparición en la Cordillera Andina. Montes 14: 463-72.

McNeill, John R. 1988. The Decline and Precipitous Fall of Paraná Pine, 1900-1983. In World deforestation in the twentieth century. Eds. John F. Richards, and Richard P. TuckerDurham: Duke University Press.

Ramírez Morales, Fernando. 1991. Apuntes para una Historia Ecológica de Chile. Cuadernos De Historia 11.

Ramírez Morales, Fernando. 1996. Ecohistoria y destrucción en Chile Continental: El Valle del Vodudahue 1700 -1996. Bases Históricas del Desarrollo Regional de Chile. Actas VII Jornada Nacional de Historia Regional de ChileSantiago: Universidad de Chile.

Sabatini, Francisco E., and Claudia Sepulveda L, Editors. 1997. Conflictos ambientales: Entre la globalization y la sociedad civil. Santiago, Chile: CIPMA.

Schmitt, C. J. 1995. Organizações Ambientalistas e Conflitos Sócio-Ambientais no Rio Grande do Sul. Conflitos Sócio-Ambientais no Brasil. Isabel Carvalho, and Gabriella Scotto, 86-101. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: IBASE.

Scobie, James R. 1964. Argentina a city and a nation. Latin American Histories. New York: Oxford University Press.

Slatta, Richard W. 1983. Gauchos and the vanishing frontier. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

Thomson, Brian A. 1978. The Periphery And The Environment: Three Case-Studies In Argentina And Brazil (1870-1970). International Social Science Journal 30, no. 3: 498-535.
Studies regional development planning through three case studies in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, 1870-1920; in Resistencia in Chaco province, Argentina, 1930-70; and in northwest Parana, Brazil, 1940-74. (Note by FHS).

Veblen, Thomas, and Thomas Kitzberger . 1997. History and Ecology of Fire in Southern Argentina. II Southern Connection Congress on Southern Temperate Biota and Ecosystems. Valdivia, Chile.

Zarrilli, Adrián Gustavo. 2001. Capitalism, Ecology adn Agrarian Expansion in the Pampean Region, 1890-1950. Environment and History 6, no. 4: 561-83.