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Amazonian challenges and policy responses: reference list

Updated Thursday, 29th May 2014

References used for the series of articles on the Amazon System.

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ACHPR and IWGIA (2006). Indigenous Peoples in Africa: The Forgotten Peoples? Copenhagen, The African Commission’s Work on Indigenous Peoples in Africa.

Burnett, D.G. (2002). “It Is Impossible to Make a Step without the Indians”: Nineteenth-Century Geographical Exploration and the Amerindians of British Guiana. Ethnohistory, 49(1): 3–40

Hall, G. and Patrinos, H.A. (2005). Indigenous peoples, poverty and human Development in Latin America 1994-2004. Washington DC, World Bank.

Hemming, J. (1978). Red Gold. The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians. London, Macmillan.

Holloway, M. (1993). Sustaining the Amazon. Scientific American,  269(1): 90-99.

Hutchison, M., Nichols, S., Santos, M., Onsrud, H. and Paixao, S. (2006). Demarcation and registration of indigenous lands in Brazil. Technical Report No. 238. Canada, Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, University of New Brunswick.

IDB (2012). The Climate and Development Challenge for Latin America and the Caribbean: Options for Climate Resilient Low Carbon Development. Washington DC, Inter-American Development Bank

Kricher, J. 1997. A Neotropical Companion. Princeton University Press.

Lewis, S.L., Brando, P., Phillips, O.L., Van der Heijden, G. and Nepstad, D.C. (2011). The 2010 Amazon Drought. Science, 331(6017): 554

Nepstad, D.C., Stickler, C.M, Soares-Filho, B. and Merry, F. (2008). Interactions among Amazon land use, forests and climate: prospects for a near-term forest tipping point. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 363(1498): 1737-1746.

Phillips, O.L. et al. (2009). Drought sensitivity of the Amazon Rainforest. Science, 323: 1344-1347

Pinheiro, P.S. (2004). Indians. Brasilia, Brazil in Focus.

Schomburgk, R.H. (1836). Report of an Expedition into the Interior of British Guyana. Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, 6: 224–84.

Van Andel, T. R., Mackinven, A. V. and Banki, O. S. (2003). Commercial Non-Timber Forest Products of the Guiana Shield. An inventory of commercial NTFP extraction and possibilities for sustainable harvesting. Netherlands, Netherland Committee for IUCN

Whitehead, N.L. (1990). Carib Ethnic Soldiering in Venezuela, the Guianas, and the Antilles, 1492-1820. Ethnohistory, 37(4): 357–385.

Wiessner, S. (1999). Rights and Status of Indigenous Peoples: A Global Comparative and International Legal Analysis. Harvard Human Rights Journal, 12(57): 57-128.





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