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Reimagining the Gran Chaco: Identities, Politics, and the Environment in South America

Silvia Hirsch, Paola Canova, and Mercedes Biocca


This volume traces the socioeconomic and environmental changes taking place in the Gran Chaco, a vast and richly biodiverse ecoregion at the intersection of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay. Representing a wide range of contemporary anthropological scholarship that has not been available in English until now, Reimagining the Gran Chaco illuminates how the region’s many Indigenous groups are negotiating these transformations in their own terms. The essays in this volume explore how the region has become a complex arena of political, cultural, and economic contestation between actors th ... More

Keywords: Gran Chaco, biodiverse ecoregion, indigenous groups, anthropological scholarship, local actors, environmental groups

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781683402114
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683402114.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Silvia Hirsch, editor
Universidad Nacional de San Martin

Paola Canova, editor
University of Texas at Austin

Mercedes Biocca, editor
Universidad Nacional de San Martin

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