Frederico Freitas

Also known as: Frederico Santos Soares de Freitas

Digital Humanities, Brazilian History, Latin American History, Environmental History

Works (46)

Updated: May 24th, 2024 05:01

2024 article

Before Biodiversity: Trajectories of National Parks in Latin America (1930s-1980s)

Freitas, F., Leal, C., & Wakild, E. (2024, May 3). LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH REVIEW, Vol. 5.

By: F. Freitas*, C. Leal & E. Wakild

author keywords: national parks; state; nature; forests; landscapes; science; parques nacionales; estado; naturaleza; bosques; paisajes; ciencia
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: May 8, 2024

2024 journal article

Placing Insects in Histories of Science

ISIS, 115(1), 136–140.

By: D. Cabral & F. Freitas*

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: April 15, 2024

2023 journal article

Characterizing the perception of urban spaces from visual analytics of street-level imagery

AI & SOCIETY, 38(4), 1361–1371.

By: F. Freitas n, T. Berreth*, Y. Chen n & A. Jhala n

author keywords: Urban studies; Interactive analytics; Feature mapping; Machine learning; Computer vision; Streetscape photography; Geographic information systems
TL;DR: This paper describes the process of incorporating subjective visual ratings across two datasets of temporally separated street-view images, an algorithm, and a visualization tool, and describes the results of training algorithms that utilized image features with crowdsourced human perception ratings. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: December 24, 2022

2023 article

The Trouble with Ethanol in Brazil's Green Revolution

Freitas, F., & Rogers, T. D. (2023, November 1). HAHR-HISPANIC AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, Vol. 103, pp. 761–763.

By: F. Freitas n & T. Rogers

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 22, 2024

2023 article

Yerba Mate: The Drink That Shaped a Nation

Freitas, F., & Sarreal, J. J. S. (2023, October). AMERICAS, Vol. 80, pp. 643–644.

By: F. Freitas n & J. Sarreal

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 12, 2024

2022 book

CLAH. Brazilian Studies Section: The Politics of Environmental History in Brazil

Presented at the Conference on Latin American History.

By: T. Rogers, F. Freitas, L. Sedrez, S. Silva, J. Eaglin & E. Buckley

Event: Conference on Latin American History on February 26, 2022

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2022 conference paper

Historical Remote Sensing: Case Studies in the Latin American Context

American Historical Association. Presented at the American Historical Association.

By: F. Freitas

Event: American Historical Association on February 22, 2022

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2022 book review

Sarah T. Hines. Water for All: Community, Property, and Revolution in Modern Bolivia. Oakland: University of California Press, 2022. xviii + 321 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-38164-3.

[Review of]. H-Net. https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=57955

Contributors: F. Freitas

Source: ORCID
Added: December 24, 2022

2021 journal article

Beyond the “Yellowstone Model:” The Origins of National Parks in Brazil and Argentina

Historia Ambiental Latinoamericana y Caribeña (HALAC) Revista De La Solcha, 11(3), 400–410.

By: O. Kaltmeier* & F. Freitas n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 26, 2022

2021 journal article

Blanc, Jacob (2019) Before the Flood: The Itaipu Dam and the Visibility of Rural Brazil, Duke University Press (Durham, NC and London), xvi + 296 pp. $104.95 hbk. $27.95 pbk.

Bulletin of Latin American Research, 40(1), 150–152.

By: F. Freitas n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: February 8, 2021

2021 journal article

Hunters, rangers, cougars, and jaguars: human and nonhuman territories at the Argentine-Brazilian border, 1960s-1990s

HISTORIA CIENCIAS SAUDE-MANGUINHOS, 28, 59–79.

By: F. Freitas n

author keywords: big cats; animal history; national parks; conservation; borderlands
MeSH headings : Animals; Argentina; Brazil; Humans; Panthera; Puma
TL;DR: The article assesses when, where, and how these encounters between rangers, poachers, and big cats took place, showing how felids challenged the spatial placement and taxonomical categories attributed to them by humans. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 28, 2022

2021 article

Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Freitas, F. (2021, May). ENVIRONMENT AND HISTORY, Vol. 27, pp. 323–325.

By: F. Freitas n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
10. Reduced Inequalities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 6, 2021

2021 monograph

Nationalizing Nature

By: F. Freitas n

Source: Crossref
Added: January 22, 2022

2021 book

Nationalizing Nature

In Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/9781108844833

Frederico Freitas

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2021 encyclopedia entry

Protected Areas in Brazil: History and Current Status

In Oxford University Press.

Frederico Freitas

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2021 entry reference

Protected Environmental Areas across Brazil

By: F. Freitas*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: March 25, 2023

2021 chapter

Um Parque Para a Fronteira

In Â. M. Schmitt & M. D. Winter (Eds.), Fronteiras na História: Atores Sociais e Historicidade na Construção do Brasil Meridional (Séculos XVIII-XX) (pp. 233–264). Chapecó: Editora UFFS.

By: F. Freitas

Ed(s): Â. Schmitt & M. Winter

Event: at Chapecó

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2020 chapter

Conservation Frontier: The Creation of Protected Areas in Brazilian Amazonia

In A. A. R. Ioris, R. R. Ioris, & S. Shubin (Eds.), Frontiers of Development in the Amazon: Riches, Risks, and Resistances. Lanham: Lexington Books.

By: F. Freitas

Ed(s): A. Ioris, R. Ioris & S. Shubin

Event: at Lanham

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2020 book

Frontiers of development in the Amazon: riches, risks, and resistances

Lanham Maryland: Lexington Books.

By: G. Azenha, F. de Castro, M. Colón, F. Freitas, M. Gebara, L. Holland, P. Little, J. de Oliveira, A. Schneider, T. Schor

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2020 dataset

Land Use and Poaching Data for Iguazú and Iguaçu National Parks (Brazil and Argentina), 1953-2014

Zenodo.

Contributors: F. Freitas n

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2020 report

Landscape Change in Brasília: Development and land use change in the Brazilian capital, from the 1970s to the present

[Website]. https://go.ncsu.edu/brasilia.landchange

By: F. Freitas & S. Franklin

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2020 chapter

Structure of an interdisciplinary group project

In J. Olcott & L. Flores (Eds.), The Academic’s Handbook (4th ed., pp. 172–173). Durham: Duke University Press.

By: F. Freitas

Ed(s): J. Olcott & L. Flores

Event: at Durham

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2020 chapter

Terras públicas e política de conservação da natureza: o caos fundiário na formação do Parque Nacional do Iguaçu

In J. L. de A. Franco, S. D. e Silva, J. A. Drummond, & G. G. Tavares (Eds.), História Ambiental: Natureza, Sociedade, Fronteiras (Vol. 3, pp. 227–252). Rio de Janeiro: Garamond.

By: F. Freitas

Ed(s): J. Franco, S. Silva, J. Drummond & G. Tavares

Event: at Rio de Janeiro

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2019 journal article

Barandiaran, 'Science and Environment in Chile'

H-Environment Roundtable Reviews, 9(5), 8–11. https://networks.h-net.org/barandiaran-science-and-environment-chile-roundtable-review-vol-9-no-5-2019

By: F. Freitas

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2019 journal article

The South Atlantic Columbian exchange

Europe, 10, 1–12.

By: F. Freitas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2018 chapter

Argentinizing the Border: Conservation and Colonization in the Iguazú National Park, 1890s-1950s

In F. Freitas & J. Blanc (Eds.), Big Water: The Making of the Borderlands Between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay (pp. 105–128). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

By: F. Freitas

Ed(s): F. Freitas & J. Blanc

Event: at Tucson, AZ

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2018 book

Big Water: The Making of the Borderlands Between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay

In J. Blanc & F. Freitas (Eds.), University of Arizona Press.

By: F. Freitas n

Ed(s): J. Blanc* & F. Freitas n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 26, 2022

2018 book

Big water: The making of the borderlands between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay

Tucson: The University of Arizona Press.

Frederico Freitas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 chapter

Introduction

In F. Freitas & J. Blanc (Eds.), Big Water: The Making of the Borderlands Between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay (pp. 2–21). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

By: F. Freitas & J. Blanc

Ed(s): F. Freitas & J. Blanc

Event: at Tucson, AZ

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2018 report

The Making of a Forest: landscape change at the Argentine-Brazilian border, 1953-2017

[Website]. https://arcg.is/uquTq

By: F. Freitas, E. McNamar & J. Quist

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: March 31, 2023

2017 book review

Freitas on Nail, 'Theory of the Border'

[Review of Theory of the Border, by T. Nail]. H-Net Reviews.

By: F. Freitas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2017 chapter

Ordering the Borderland: Settlement and Removal in the Iguaçu National Park, Brazil, 1940s-1970s

In C. Leal, E. Wakild, M. Kelly, & W. G. von Hardenberg (Eds.), The Nature State: Rethinking the History of Conservation (pp. 158–175). Oxford: Routledge.

By: F. Freitas

Ed(s): C. Leal, E. Wakild, M. Kelly & W. Hardenberg

Event: at Oxford

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2017 article

Review of Nail, Thomas, Theory of the Border

Freitas, F. (2017, January). https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=47697

By: F. Freitas

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2016 thesis

Boundaries of Nature: national parks and environmental change at the Argentine-Brazilian border, 1890-1990

(PhD Dissertation). Stanford University.

By: F. Freitas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2016 chapter

Espaço, História e Ambiente: Entendendo o Desmatamento Através do SIG Histórico, Minas Gerais 1750-1840

In S. D. e Silva, D. Sayago, F. Toni, & F. I. Campos (Eds.), Ensaios em Ciências Ambientais: Crises Riscos e Racionalidades (pp. 217–248). Rio de Janeiro: Garamond.

By: F. Freitas

Ed(s): S. Silva, D. Sayago, F. Toni & F. Campos

Event: at Rio de Janeiro

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2015 journal article

The Guarani and the Iguaçu National Park: An Environmental History

ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, 3(1), 18–22. https://revista.drclas.harvard.edu/book/guarani-and-igua%C3%A7u-national-park

By: F. Freitas

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2014 journal article

A Park for the Borderlands: The Creation of the Iguaçu National Park in Southern Brazil, 1880-1940

HIb: Revista De Historia Iberoamericana, 7(2), 65–88. https://dialnet.unirioja.es/servlet/articulo?codigo=7038844

By: F. Freitas

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2014 journal article

Spatial History e humanidades digitais, uma entrevista com o brasilianista Zephyr Frank

História e Cultura, 3(1), 375–392.

By: Z. Frank

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2014 conference paper

The Organic Territory: The Vargas Regime and the Environmental Legislation Boom in Brazil, 1930-1945

Second World Congress of Environmental History, 12(7).

By: F. Freitas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2013 journal article

Few, Martha, y Tortorici, Zeb (Orgs.). Centering Animals in Latin American History (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2013), 391 p.

Historia Ambiental Latinoamericana Y Caribeña (HALAC) Revista De La Solcha, 3(1), 229–232. https://www.halacsolcha.org/index.php/halac/article/view/177

By: F. Freitas

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2013 journal article

Land Use and Deforestation in Southeastern Brazil 1753-1840

Fronteiras: Journal of Social, Technological, and Environmental Science, 2(2), 49–77.

By: F. Freitas*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2013 journal article

Some Reflections on the Notion of Species in History and Anthropology

E-Misférica, 10(1). http://hemi.es.its.nyu.edu/hemi/en/e-misferica-101/viveiros-de-castro

By: E. Castro

Ed(s): Á. Fernández Bravo

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2013 journal article

Tendências Humanas

E-Misférica, 10(1). http://hemi.es.its.nyu.edu/hemi/pt/e-misferica-101/cohen

By: E. Cohen

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2011 journal article

Desafios e possibilidades ao uso de sistemas de informações geográficas na história

ENCONTRO ESCRAVIDÃO E LIBERDADE NO BRASIL MERIDIONAL, 5, 1–21.

By: M. Rabelatto & F. Freitas

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

2010 journal article

As Viagens de Francisco Moreno: Visões da Natureza e Construção da Nação no Extremo Sul Argentino, 1873-1906

Revista Angelus Novus, 1(1), 115–143.

By: F. Freitas*

Source: ORCID
Added: June 26, 2022

2009 conference paper

As viagens de Francisco Perito Moreno no extremo sul argentino (1873-1912)

Resumos. Simpósio Internacional de Iniciação Científica da Universidade de São Paulo - SIICUSP.

By: F. Freitas & G. Soares

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: April 22, 2023

Employment

Updated: February 18th, 2019 14:32

2016 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Assistant Professor History

Education

Updated: February 18th, 2019 14:37

2011 - 2016

Stanford University Stanford, CA, US
PhD History

2010 - 2011

Stanford University Stanford, CA, US
MA History

2005 - 2008

University of Sao Paulo São Paulo, BR
BA History

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: February 21st, 2024 08:26

grant August 1, 2023 - May 1, 2034
Concrete Tropics: An Environmental History of Brazil’s Modernist Capital
National Humanities Center
grant July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
Boundaries of Nature: National Parks and Environmental Change at the Argentine-Brazilian Border, 1890-1990
National Endowment for the Humanities

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