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Savages

Author: Joe Kane
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Journalist's fascinating and well-written account of the Huao peoples' struggle against North American oil companies and evangelical missionaries resulting from the construction of the oil pipeline in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Provides an insider's view of international NGO politics, indigenous federation politics, missionized indigenous peoples, and the special place occupied by the Huao in Ecuadorian indigenous  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Kane
ISBN: 0679411917 9780679411918
OCLC Number: 32086277
Notes: "Portions of this book were originally published in The New Yorker in slightly different form as 'Amazon showdown: a Stone Age tribe fights American oil' (9/27/93) and 'an Amazon Indian in D.C.'s jungle' (5/2/94)"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 273 pages : color illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: A pronunciation guide to some Huaorani names --
East --
West --
Among the cannibals.
Responsibility: Joe Kane.
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"Journalist's fascinating and well-written account of the Huao peoples' struggle against North American oil companies and evangelical missionaries resulting from the construction of the oil pipeline in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Provides an insider's view of international NGO politics, indigenous federation politics, missionized indigenous peoples, and the special place occupied by the Huao in Ecuadorian indigenous struggles"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.

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In this unique book you will actually meet  people who live in the rainforest, and come to know them as friends.  Their views of the world and reality are discovered through their eyes.  These people and their world are not easily forgotten and readers can understand that decisions...
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