The Resource One river : explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest, Wade Davis

One river : explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest, Wade Davis

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One river : explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest
Title
One river
Title remainder
explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest
Statement of responsibility
Wade Davis
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of Into The Silence, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. In 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia. The world's leading authority on the hallucinogens and medicinal plants of the region, he returned after twelve years of travelling through South America in a dug-out canoe, mapping uncharted rivers, living among local tribes and documenting the knowledge of shamans. Thirty years later, his student Wade Davis landed in Bogota to follow in his mentor's footsteps - so creating an epic tale of undaunted adventure, a compelling work of natural history and a testament to the spirit of scientific exploration
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
581.609811
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
One river : explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest, Wade Davis
Label
One river : explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest, Wade Davis
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 1997
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 1997. -Includes bibliographical references and index. -In 1941, Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia. The world's leading authority on the hallucinogens and medicinal plants of the region, he returned after twelve years of travelling through South America in a dug-out canoe, mapping uncharted rivers, living among local tribes and documenting the knowledge of shamans. Thirty years later, his student Wade Davis landed in Bogota to follow in his mentor's footsteps - so creating an epic tale of undaunted adventure
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ocn882199078
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Dimensions
20 cm
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Extent
537 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780099592969
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(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2351458
  • (OCoLC)882199078

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