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Title Savages [electronic resource] / Joe Kane.
Author Kane, Joe (Joseph A.), 1953-
Publication New York : Vintage Books, 1996.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Series Vintage departures
Vintage departures.
Note "Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, in 1995"--T.p. 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)"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Huao Indians -- Land tenure.
Human ecology -- Ecuador.
Human ecology -- Amazon River Valley.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 9780307809919 (electronic bk.)
0307809919 (electronic bk.)

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