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Shadows in the sun : travels to landscapes of spirit and desire

Author: Wade Davis
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press / Shearwater Books, [1998] ©1998
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays by scientist Wade Davis that analyze the interactions between human societies and the natural world.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
récit de voyage
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Wade.
Shadows in the sun.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)606995192
Online version:
Davis, Wade.
Shadows in the sun.
Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)607164794
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wade Davis
ISBN: 1559633549 9781559633543
OCLC Number: 39538986
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 292 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Hunters of the northern ice --
Dreams of a jade forest --
The white darkness --
The clouded leopard --
Passion in the desert --
The forest of Amazonia --
White blood of the forest --
The art of shamanic healing --
Plants of the gods --
Cactus of the four winds --
Smoking toad --
Breaking trail --
In the shadow of red cedar --
The end of the wild.
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