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Amazonia: man and culture in a counterfeit paradise

Author: Betty Jane Meggers
Publisher: Chicago : Aldine, Atherton [1971]
Series: Worlds of man.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This ethnography shows the relationship between teh various physical environments of the Amazon Basin and the cultural adaptations that have developed there.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meggers, Betty Jane.
Amazonia.
Chicago, Aldine, Atherton [1971]
(OCoLC)592247141
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Jane Meggers
ISBN: 0202010163 9780202010168
OCLC Number: 1029432914
Description: viii, 182 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: The ecosystem --
Aboriginal adaptation to the Terra Firme --
Adaptive aspects of Terra Firme culture --
Aboriginal adaptation to the V̀rzea --
Amazonia in the modern world --
The evolutionary significance of adaptation.
Series Title: Worlds of man.
Responsibility: Betty J. Meggers.

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This ethnography shows the relationship between teh various physical environments of the Amazon Basin and the cultural adaptations that have developed there.

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