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Savages

Author: Joe Kane
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996.
Series: Vintage departures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage Books edView all editions and formats
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Booknews: 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 besieged by hell-bent oil companies, missionaries, unscrupulous bureaucrats, and environmentalists, all claiming to represent the Huaorani's best interests.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Kane
ISBN: 0679740198 9780679740193
OCLC Number: 35525484
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1995"--Title page verso.
"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, 274 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Pronunciation guide to some Huaorani names --
Prologue --
1: East --
2: West --
3: Among the cannibals --
Epilogue to the vintage edition --
Author's note --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Vintage departures.
Responsibility: Joe Kane.

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Booknews: 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 besieged by hell-bent oil companies, missionaries, unscrupulous bureaucrats, and environmentalists, all claiming to represent the Huaorani's best interests.

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