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Publisher Comments:

Savages is a firsthand account, by turn hilarious, heartbreaking, and thrilling, of a small band of Amazonian warriors and their battle to preserve their way of life. Includes eight pages of photos.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Book News Annotation:

An American journalist recounts the story of the struggle for autonomy by the Huaorani, a nation of 1,300 nomadic Amazonian Indians, whose oil-rich territory has been beseiged by hell-bent oil companies, missionaries, unscrupulous bureaucrats, and environmentalists, all claiming to represent the Huaorani's best interests. Eight pages of color photos.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780679411918
Author:
Kane, Joe
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Human ecology
Subject:
Indians of south america
Subject:
Amazon river and valley
Subject:
Human ecology -- Amazon River Valley.
Subject:
Huao Indians.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 259-273.
Series Volume:
24
Publication Date:
1995
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xi, 273 p.
Dimensions:
9.58x6.63x1.10 in. 1.38 lbs.

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