Voices from the Amazon / Edition 1

Voices from the Amazon / Edition 1

by Binka Le Breton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565490215

ISBN-13: 9781565490215

Pub. Date: 06/28/1993

Publisher: Kumarian Press, Inc.

* Stories told by indigenous peoples of the Amazon, including Indians, rubber tappers, miners, loggers, and ranchers
* Suggests social and political reforms that could sustain the lives of rain forest dwellers and the planet
* Written by an activist who set out by bus, truck, boat, and on foot to live with rich and poor inhabitants of Brazil

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* Stories told by indigenous peoples of the Amazon, including Indians, rubber tappers, miners, loggers, and ranchers
* Suggests social and political reforms that could sustain the lives of rain forest dwellers and the planet
* Written by an activist who set out by bus, truck, boat, and on foot to live with rich and poor inhabitants of Brazil

Follow Le Breton through one of the Earth’s last great frontiers—the Brazilian Amazon—and meet the people whose voices have too seldom been heard. Voices from the Amazon reveals the complexity of daily life in remote forest settlements and gritty river towns, uncovering the truth about development in the Amazon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565490215
Publisher:
Kumarian Press, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Series:
Books for a World That Works Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Thomas E. Lovejoy; 1) Amazônia; 2) Inside Rondônia; 3) Indians; 4) Loggers; 5) River People; 6) Miners; 7) Settlers; 8) Ranchers; 9) Rubber Tappers; 10) Idealists; 11) A Chorus of Comments; 12) What Next?

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