Erratum: The Local Articulation of Policy Conflict: Land Use, Environment, and Amerindian Rights in Eastern Amazonia

  title={Erratum: The Local Articulation of Policy Conflict: Land Use, Environment, and Amerindian Rights in Eastern Amazonia},
  author={Cynthia S. Simmons},
  journal={The Professional Geographer},
  pages={479 - 479}
  • C. Simmons
  • Published 1 May 2002
  • Political Science
  • The Professional Geographer
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