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1 Shoumatoff, Alex THE WORLD IS BURNING
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 1990 0316787396 / 9780316787390 First Edition (Stated), First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 
xvi, + 377pp., plus 8 page, b/white, photographically-illustrated section. Book clean, square. Quarter-cloth spine firm, black title there-on. Shelf-wear to one foredge corner, otherwise plain black boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edgeworn, with a very small area of surface abrasion to spine. "Murder in the Rainforest: The tragedy of Chico Mendes. When union leader Franscisco 'Chico' Mendes was gunned down in the remote Amazonian state of Acre late in 1988, it seemed like just another murder in the backlands of Brazil, a vast region dominated by the world's last great primeval wilderness. But Mendes' death provoked international outrage in a Western world barely beginning to come to terms with the effects of slash-and-burn policies in Amazonia . . . " Includes Index. Book weight approx. 720g. 
Price: 20.04 AUD
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