A Question Of Survival For The Indians Of Brazil.




Angus and Robertson.





Item Description

FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 9 inches. 272 pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, spine with contrasting red title label, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has sunned spine. A little wear to extremities and spotting of edges; otherwise a very good copy. Gift inscription from author, 1973, on half title. Illustrated by 16 pages of black and white plates and by 6 whole page maps in text. Map endpapers. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. Account of the author's visit to Brazil to investigate conditions of thirty three of the Indian tribes of Brazil, finding that economic exploitation and cultural destruction have already jeopardised their future well being. Appendix A summarises the tribes visited. Robin Hanbury-Tenison (b.1936), explorer and campaigner was a former chief executive of the Countryside Alliance and is president of the charity, Survival International.

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