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Bolivia: Amazon Region

(see also Bolivia, Peru: Amazon Region & Brazil: Amazonia)

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Beghin, François-Xavier. "Exactions des populations indiennes d'Amazonie," in R. Jaulin (ed.) L'etnocide à travers les Amériques (Paris, 1972), pp. 143-91.

Boom, Brian. "The use of plant resources by the Chacobo," in W. Balee & D. Posey (eds.) Resource Management in Amazonia (NY, 1989). Including barbasco.

Davies, Penny; Fidel Hoyos & Graham Thiele. "Nuevas vias de escape de la crisis del barbecho: un estudio de caso de colonización en Rio Bajo, Bolivia," in Léna & Oliveira (orgs.) Amazonia. A fronteira agricola 20 anos depois (Belém, 1991), pp. 239-58.

Eastwood, David A. "Planned colonization in Bolivian & Ecuadorian Amazonia: the need for a reassessment of successful planning policy," European Review of Latin American & Caribbean Studies 50 (6/90):115-34.

Fifer, Valerie. "The search for a series of small successes: frontiers of settlement in eastern Bolivia," Journal of Latin American Studies 14 (1982):407-32.

Heath, Dwight. "Land reform & social revolution in Bolivian Oriente," in D.B. Heath, C.J. Erasmus & H.C. Buechler (eds.) Land Reform & Social Revolution in Bolivia (NY, 1969).

Hiraoka, Mario. "Settlement & development of the upper Amazon: the eastern Bolivian examples," Journal of Developing Areas 14,3 (4/80):327-47.

Jones, James C. "Native peoples of lowland Bolivia," in Schmink & Wood (eds.) Frontier Expansion in Amazonia (Gainesville, 1984), pp. 62-82.

Rivero Pinto, Wigberto. "Bolivia: ethnocide in the Pando rainforest," IWGIA Newsletter 39 (10.84):47-51.

Stearman, A.M. "Colonization in Santa Cruz, Bolivia: a comparative study of the Yapacani & San Julián projects," in Schmink & Wood (eds.) Frontier Expansion in Amazonia (Gainesville, 1984), pp. 231-60.

__________ & K.H. Redford. "Commercial hunting by subsistence hunters: Sirionó Indians & Paraguayan caiman in lowland Bolivia," Human Organization 51,3 (fall 92):235-44.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Healy, Kevin. Llamas, Weavings & Organic Chocolate. Multicultural Grassroots Development in the Andes & Amazon of Bolivia (Notre Dame IN: U. Notre Dame, 199?).

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"Cuestión de fe" [1995], dir. Marco Loaysa, 88m. Three characters in pickup named "La Ramona" try to deliver life-sized image of Virgin to jungle village, under orders from presumed drug lord.

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