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Title: Into the Amazon: Chico Mendes and the Struggle for the Rain Forest
Description: Toronto, On, Canada: Key Porter Books, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. This book is the revealing story of the people who live in the Amazon Rain Forest: The rubber tappers, river people, small landholders and natives. Augusta Dwyer not only spoke to them, she lived among them, sharing their meals and their way of life. In addition, she was one of the few journalists to become close friends with Chico Mendes, interviewing him on a number of occasions. The last time was shortly before his death, while the center of a struggle between the forces of violence and destruction, acting in the name of progress, and the forces of tradition who were acting to preserve a way of life and an irreplaceable resource. What emerges from this account is more than the dissection of a topical issue; it is a committed and sensitive portrait of a region in turmoil, the outcome of which has consequences for us all. The black binding has gold lettering on the spine. Includes a glossary; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine in Fine dust jacket .

Keywords: Indians South America Valley Social Customs Brazil Government Relations Industries : Mendez 25

Price: US$ 7.00 Seller: Nans Book Shop
- Book number: 003613

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