First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
'Excellent... should be compulsory reading for all those concerned with development economics, including the policy makers and the planners... Careful and detailed analysis of many insuperable problems that have arisen out of past attempts at sporadic settlement and exploitation.' Journal of Agricultural Economics '... This book is a virtual treasure trove of nearly inaccessible economic data on colonization projects in Latin America.' The Geographical Review '... A must for all those interested in the many aspects of development in the tropical world.' Journal of Developing Areas 'Everyone interested in development should read this book... a well-written, literature work, well grounded in its economics ...' Journal of Economic Issues