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In the rainforest

Author: Catherine Caufield
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1991, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive study of the world's rainforests available. Catherine Caufield's beautifully written work looks at these threatened resources from historical, political, economical, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Caufield
ISBN: 0226097862 9780226097862
OCLC Number: 22767538
Notes: Previously published: New York : Knopf, 1985, ©1984. With a new afterword.
Subtitle on cover: Report from a strange, beautiful, imperiled world.
Description: ix, 310 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: A town in Brazil --
In the beginning --
Layers --
Boundless fertility --
Living in the forest --
Cattle in the clouds --
The harvest --
The end of the road --
Partners in trade --
Trees for the wood --
Pioneers --
Fever bark --
Fruits of the earth --
The flooded forest --
That ancient flame.
Responsibility: Catherine Caufield ; with a new afterword.

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