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God in the Rainforest: A Tale of Martyrdom and Redemption in Amazonian Ecuador

Kathryn T. Long
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Language
English
ISBN
9780190608989, 0190608986, 9780190608996, 9780190609009, 9780190609016
Contents
  • "Palm Beach" on the Curaray River
  • The home front
  • Sil and the "auca epic"
  • The next steps
  • An invitation to meet Dayomae's kin
  • Peaceful contact
  • A parting of the ways
  • The (apparently) idyllic years
  • Big oil, Waorani relocation, and polio
  • Early anti-mission sentiment
  • An anthropologist arrives
  • Breaking a pattern of dependence
  • ¡Fuera de aquí! (Get out of here!)
  • Land, literacy, and "Quichua-ization"
  • Catholics and the Waorani
  • Leaving Ecuador
  • The Aguarico martyrs
  • The New Testament in Wao Tededo
  • David and Goliath
  • Saving the rainforest
  • Epilogue: the twenty-first century.
Description
xix, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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