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Life in oil : Cofán survival in the petroleum fields of Amazonia

Author: Michael L Cepek
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Revealing how the key fuel of the global era affects the communities where petroleum is extracted, this beautifully written ethnography describes how the Cofan people are surviving at the center of  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Cepek
ISBN: 1477315071 147731508X 9781477315071 9781477315088
OCLC Number: 1041411097
Description: xiii, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Black water --
Dureno --
The death of Yori'ye --
The Cocama arrive --
Damaged world --
Prohibition and protest --
The possibility of coexistence --
Life in oil
Responsibility: Michael L. Cepek ; photographs by Bear Guerra.

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