The Deepest Wounds

The Deepest Wounds➶ [Reading] ➸ The Deepest Wounds By Thomas D. Rogers ➫ – Oaklandjobs.co.uk In The Deepest Wounds Thomas D Rogers traces social and environmental changes over four centuries in Pernambuco Brazil's key northeastern sugar growing state Focusing particularly on the period from t In The Deepest Wounds Thomas D Rogers traces social and environmental changes over four centuries in Pernambuco Brazil's key northeastern sugar growing state Focusing particularly on the period from the end of slavery in to the late twentieth century when human impact on the environment reached critical new levels Rogers confronts the day to day world of farming the complex fraught and occasionally poetic business of making sugarcane growRenowned Brazilian sociologist Gilberto Freyre whose home state was Pernambuco observed Monoculture slavery and latifundia but The Deepest ePUB ✓ principally monoculture they opened here in the life the landscape and the character of our people The Deepest Wounds Inspired by Freyre's insight Rogers tells the story of Pernambuco's wounds describing the connections among changing agricultural technologies landscapes and human perceptions of them labor practices and agricultural and economic policy This web of interrelated factors Rogers argues both shaped economic progress and left extensive environmental and human damageCombining a study of workers with analysis of their landscape Rogers offers new interpretations of crucial moments of labor struggle casts new light on the role of the state in agricultural change and illuminates a legacy that influences Brazil's development even today. This book gives a good historically informed history of the landscapes of Pernambuco through the lenses of the sugar plantation owners workers and the environmental changes While section on pre emancipation is brief the section on the early 20th century through modern landscapes is excellent giving a good historical analysis of the feelings both owners and laborers had about the landscapes and describing the events that changed them such as the 1964 strike from an intensely local perspective I recommend this book for anyone interested in industrialization of sugar production in the area historical landscape studies and generally agricultural labor relations and the environment

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  • Paperback
  • 302 pages
  • The Deepest Wounds
  • Thomas D. Rogers
  • English
  • 17 May 2016
  • 9780807871676