Unnatural Selection

Unnatural Selection : The Yanomami, the Kayapo & the Onslaught of Civilisation

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A passionate firsthand account of the Yanomami and Kayapo's struggle to survive in their increasingly `civilised' world, written by a respected academic who has worked with indigenous groups for both Sting and Amnesty International. Linda Rabben interviews celebrated leaders such as Paulinho Payakan and Davi Yanomami; looks at the ways that both groups interact with Brazilian society and the wider world, and considers their differing futures.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 135 x 215mm
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0745312497
  • 9780745312491

About Linda Rabben

John A Walker recently retired as Reader in Art and Design History at Middlesex University. The author of a number of books on art theory and aspects of popular culture, his other Pluto press titles include Cultural Offensive: America's Impact on British Art since 1945, and Art and Outrage: Provocation, Controversy and the Avant Garde.show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Illustrations Acronyms Introduction 1. Setting the Scene 2. In Search of the Other 3. The People from Between the Waters 4. Payakan: A Cautionary Tale 5. Yanomami Apocalypse 6. Davi 7. Fit for What? Notes Bibliography Indexshow more