Manaus: Social Life and Work in Brazil's Free Trade Zone

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Manaus, an urban-industrial center in the Amazon, serves in this book as a microcosmic case of dependent capitalist development in Latin America. With the creation of a Free Trade Zone and a strong program of fiscal incentives in 1967, the Brazilian government initiated a large-scale project designed to establish an industrial pole in Manaus. This book is an anthropological study of the impact of this type of development on the economic, social, and cultural life of working class families. This study underscores the work ...

Manaus: Social Life and Work in Brazil's Free Trade Zone 1991, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791405376

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Manaus: Social Life and Work in Brazil's Free Trade Zone 1991, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791405369

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