The final volume in John Hemming's definitive trilogy on the history of the Amazonian Indians.
'Die if you must, but never kill' was the injunction to his officers of Candido Rondon, first leader of Brazil's Indian Protection Service established in 1910, as a new age of development and exploration began in the Amazon rain forests. "Die If You Must" completes John Hemming's authoritative trilogy on the history of the Brazilian Indians and covers the fate of the Indians in the twentieth century as 'civilized' life began inescapably to invade their world. John Hemming has created a exuberantly vivid, brilliantly detailed picture of the Indian way of life. It is nothing short of a masterpiece.