This book is the story of one Amazonian community located along the middle Araguaia River in the northeastern comer of the state of Mato Grosso. It is based on fourteen months of fieldwork in 1976, 1978, and 1979.

chapter 1|19 pages

Forests for Farming

chapter 2|20 pages

Santa Terezinha, Mato Grosso

chapter 3|20 pages

Frontier Expansion

chapter 4|29 pages

The Small Farmers of Santa Terezinha

chapter 5|17 pages

Peons and Merchants

chapter 6|34 pages

Survival Strategies

chapter 7|26 pages

Santa Terezinha Revisited: 1987