Brazilian historiography and the environment

October 2016

Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, Brazilian historigraphical debate was deeply marked by Sérgio Buarque de Holanda.


The social organization of Brazil, its cultue, the forms of appropriation of nature, and other topics covered by the author still echo in contemporary historical research.

This article discusses how his main works contribute to environmental history, especially his interpretations of how human societies and the natural environment have affected one another.

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Losada, Janaina Zito. Brazilian historiography and the environment: contributions by Sérgio Buarque de Holanda and the contemporary environmental history debateHist. cienc. saude-Manguinhos, Set 2016, vol.23, no.3, p.653-668. ISSN 0104-5970

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