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Crude reflections : oil, ruin and resistance in the Amazon rainforest

Author: Lou Dematteis; Kayana Szymczak
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Photographers Lou Dematteis and Kayana Szymczak take their cameras into Ecuador's Amazon rainforest and bring back images of the exquisite beauty of the land and its indigenous peoples. The also bring back a darker perspective - shocking images of the devastating effects of Texaco's (now Chevron) oil extraction practices, both on the environment and on the people who inhabit the region. In the face of disease,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lou Dematteis; Kayana Szymczak
ISBN: 9780872864726 0872864723 9780872864719 0872864715
OCLC Number: 213495472
Language Note: Parallel text in English and Spanish.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 22 x 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Trudie Styler / Sting --
Introduction / Lou Dematteis and Kayana Szymczak --
Photographs --
Color / Lou Dematteis --
Black & White / Kayana Szymczak --
Map of Ecuador --
Epilogue / Atossa Soltani --
Reflections / Pablo Guayasamin --
Map of the Texaco Concession Area --
Supporters / Take Action.
Other Titles: Cruda realidad :
Responsibility: Lou Dematteis, Kayana Szymczak ; foreword, Trudie Styler & Sting ; epilogue, Atossa Soltani ; reflections, Pablo Guayasamín ; testimonies, Joan Kruckewitt & Gina Margillo = Cruda realidad : petróleo, devastación y resistencia en la Amazonía / Lou Dematteis, Kayana Szymczak ; prólogo, Trudie Styler & Sting ; epílogo, Atossa Soltani ; reflexiones, Pablo Guayasamín ; testimonios, Joan Kruckewitt & Gina Margillo.

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An indigenous community's landmark legal case to hold Chevron accountable for its contamination of the Amazon.  Read more...

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