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Peru: Amazon Region

(see also Peru, Bolivia: Amazon Region, Ecuador: Amazon Region, Colombia: Amazon Region & Brazil: Amazonia)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Ibermundo Peru.

In the Library: Articles

Little, Paul. "Amazonian warriors," In These Times (4/3/95):8-9.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Brown, Michael F. & Eduardo Fernández. War of Shadows: The Struggle for Utopia in the Peruvian Amazon (Berkeley: U. of California, 1991). Asháninka from the rubber boom to encounter with Sendero Luminoso.

Gagnon, Fr. Mariano OFM with William & Marilyn Hoffer. Warriors in Eden (NY: Wiliam Morrow, 1993. Asháninka in encounter with Sendero Luminoso.

Varese, Stéfano. La sal de los cerros: una aproximación al mundo campa (Salt of the Mountain: Campa Asháninka History & Resistance in the Peruvian Jungle) (Lima, 1968; English trans. Susan Giersbach Rascón; Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 2002).

In the Library: Fiction

Matthiessen, Peter. At Play in the Fields of the Lord (NY: Random House, 1965). North American evangelical missionaries & the Amazon frontier.

Pineda, Cecile. The Love Queen of the Amazon (Boston: Little, Brown, 1992).

Vargas Llosa, Mario. La casa verde (The Green House) (Barcelona: Seix Barral, 1966; English trans. Gregory Rabassa; NY: Avon, 1973).

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"At Play in the Fields of the Lord" [1991], dir. Hector Babenco, 189m. In video stores.

"Burden of Dreams" [1982], dir. Les Blank, 95m. In video stores. Revealing documentary about the making of Herzog's "Fitzcarraldo".

"Fitzcarraldo" [1982], dir. Werner Herzog, 158m. In video stores.

"La muralla verde (The Green Wall)" [1970], dir. Armando Robes Godoy, 110m. Tribulations of settler life on the Amazonian frontier.

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