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God in the rainforest : a tale of martyrdom and redemption in Amazonian Ecuador / Kathryn T. Long.

Author/Creator:
Long, Kathryn, 1950- author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 446 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Missionaries -- Napo River Valley (Ecuador and Peru) -- Biography.
Indians of South America -- Missions -- Napo River Valley (Ecuador and Peru).
Indians of South America -- Missions.
Missionaries.
South America -- Napo River Valley.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Long, Kathryn, 1950- author. God in the rainforest
ISBN:
9780190608989
0190608986
9780190608996
9780190609009
9780190609016
OCLC:
1049576783
Publisher Number:
99980263666
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