This is an account of a journey across the mountains and swamps of Irian Jaya, sealed from the outside world by Indonesian forces, where the author reveals the systematic obliteration of the tribal people living there and completes an investigation into a major human rights issue.
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George Monbiot is the author of The Age of Consent: a manifesto for a new world order and Captive State: the corporate takeover of Britain. His other books include Poisoned Arrows and Amazon Watershed. He is a columnist for The Guardian and Visiting Professor of Planning at Oxford Brookes University. He has held visiting professorships or fellowships at the universities of Oxford (environmental policy), Bristol (philosophy), Keele (politics) and East London (environmental science).Review:
It is stunning ... he ran great personal risks, living under false identities and suffering extraordinary tropical fits--but the strength of the book is that he resists the twin temptations of humourless campaigning and macho bragging ... It is far more than a travel book, yet as entertaining as any. Don't miss it Sunday Express George Monbiot's fresh, often amusing account offsets the young author's wonder at the untouched natural beauty of the place with his horror at the systematic genocide being waged against its ancient tribal culture Sunday Telegraph
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Descripción Michael Joseph, 1989. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110718131533