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Land without evil : utopian journeys across the South American watershed

Author: Richard Gott
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1993.
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All too often, travel writers plunge into seemingly obscure parts of the globe with little knowledge of where they are, whom they are among, or what has happened there in the past. In this trend-breaking anti-travel book, Richard Gott describes his own journey through the heart of South America, across the swampland that forms the watershed between the River Plate and the River Amazon. But the story of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gott, Richard, 1938-
Land without evil.
London ; New York : Verso, 1993
(OCoLC)643976189
Named Person: Richard Gott; Richard Gott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Gott
ISBN: 0860913988 9780860913986
OCLC Number: 26504542
Description: xv, 320 : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. Across the Pantanal. 1. Campo Grande. 2. Terenos. 3. Aquidauana. 4. Miranda. 5. Guaycurus. 6. Taunay --
pt. II. The Upper Paraguay. 7. Porto Esperanza. 8. Albuquerque. 9. Corumba. 10. Puerto Suarez --
pt. III. The Missions of Chiquitos. 11. Santo Corazon. 12. Santiago Apostol. 13. San Jose de Chiquitos. 14. San Rafael. 15. San Miguel. 16. San Ignacio de Velasco. 17. San Javier --
pt. IV. The Missions of Mojos. 18. Santa Cruz de la Sierra. 19. Trinidad. 20. Magdalena. 21. San Pedro de Mojos. 22. Return to Trinidad. 23. Exaltacion.
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