Robin Hanbury-Tenison

Fighting For Survival

Die If You Must: Brazilian Indians In the Twentieth Century


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THE HISTORY OF what has happened to Brazil’s Indians in the last hundred years is about as exciting and important a tale as any told about the huge global events which have characterised the twentieth century. Those of us who became involved with the Indians a little over halfway through the story saw a disaster unfolding. There seemed to be nothing anyone could do except, perhaps, soften their passing. Extinction loomed.

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