Hoelle, Jeffrey, 1976-

Rainforest cowboys : the rise of ranching and cattle culture in western Amazonia / Jeffrey Hoelle. - First edition. - 1 online resource. - JSTOR eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

List of illustrations -- List of tables -- Acknowledgments -- The journey to acre -- The expansion of cattle raising in acre -- Ruminations on cattle economies and cattle cultures -- Ideologies of nature and human¿environment interactions -- The ranchers: smooth hands, progress, and production -- The city and the contri -- Here¿s the beef: symbol, sustenance, and hamburger connections -- Rubber-tapper and colonist transitions : environment, practice, and identity -- The appropriation of cattle culture : perceptions, behaviors, and methodological considerations -- The full picture -- Appendix A. Social groups and research area -- Appendix B. Methods and data -- Appendix C. Levels of agreement among social groups -- Notes -- Works cited -- Index.

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Beef cattle--Environmental aspects--Brazil--Acre.
Ranching--Environmental aspects--Brazil--Acre.
Human ecology--Brazil--Acre.

SF196.B6 / H64 2015