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Tree of Rivers (09 Edition)
Tree of Rivers (09 Edition)
by John Hemming
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Amazonia is one of the most magnificent habitats on earth. Containing the world’s largest river, with more water and a broader basin than any other, it hosts a great expanse of tropical rain forest, home to the planet’s most luxuriant... (read more)

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Checkerboards and Shatterbelts: The Geopolitics of South America
Checkerboards and Shatterbelts: The Geopolitics of South America
by Philip Kelly
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Geography has always played a major role in world politics. In this study, Philip Kelly maps the geopolitics of South America, a continent where relative isolation from the power centers in North America and Eurasia and often forbidding internal terrain... (read more)

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The Andes: A Cultural History (Landscapes of the Imagination)
The Andes: A Cultural History (Landscapes of the Imagination)
by Jason Wilson
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The Andes form the backbone of South America. Irradiating from Cuzco--the symbolic "navel" of the indigenous world--the mountain range was home to an extraordinary theocratic empire and civilization, the Incas, who built stone temples, roads, palaces... (read more)

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The Andean Cocaine Industry
The Andean Cocaine Industry
by Patrick L Clawson
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It is commonly known that the Andean nations of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia are the international centers of cocaine production. But until now, there has been no comprehensive view of this billion dollar industry. Using never-before unearthed information... (read more)

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Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
by David G. Campbell
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With great narrative, Campbell takes readers with him as he travels 1,200 miles up the Amazon, turns left up the Rio Jurua, and continues for another 28 days to the town of Cruzeiro do Sul where he collects three friends and continues further into the... (read more)

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Kidnapped in the Amazon Jungle
Kidnapped in the Amazon Jungle
by F Bruce Lamb
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This is a spirited retelling of the true story of Manuel Cordova-Rios, who as a young man was abducted by a tribe of Indians while on a rubber-cutting expedition in the Amazon jungle in 1907. This first-person account relates Cordova-Rios' terrifying... (read more)

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Amazon Past Present & Future
Amazon Past Present & Future
by Alain Gheerbrant
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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The River Sea: The Amazon in History, Myth, and Legend
The River Sea: The Amazon in History, Myth, and Legend
by Marshall De Bruhl
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Since its discovery by Europeans in 1500, explorers, visionaries, soldiers of fortune, men of God, scientists, and slavers have been drawn to the legendary Amazon. "The River Sea" is a sweeping chronicle of those brave and hardy souls whose efforts to... (read more)

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Politics of a Colonial Career: Jose Baquijano and the Audiencia of Lima (Latin American Silhouettes)
Politics of a Colonial Career: Jose Baquijano and the Audiencia of Lima (Latin American Silhouettes)
by Mark A Burkholder
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Three Years Slavery Among the Patagonians
Three Years Slavery Among the Patagonians
by Auguste Guinnard
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For three years, Auguste Guinnard was a captive and slave of the native Indians in Patagonia. His account of his time there is a thrilling tale of endurance and perseverance, and provides a rare insight into a culture as alien to the author as it was... (read more)

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Andes
Andes
by Michael Jacobs
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For centuries, the Andes have caught the imagination of travelers, inspiring fear and wonder. The groundbreaking scientist Alexander von Humboldt claimed that “everything here is grander and more majestic than in the Swiss Alps, the Pyrenees, the... (read more)

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Literary Memoirs (Library of Latin America)
Literary Memoirs (Library of Latin America)
by Jose Vict Lastarria
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Novelist, scholar, journalist, statesman, and leading member of Chile's "Generation of 1842"--an intellectual movement so named for the founding of the National University--José Victorino Lastarria (1811-1888) lived his life at the forefront of... (read more)

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Entangled Edens: Visions of the Amazon
Entangled Edens: Visions of the Amazon
by Candace Slater
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"The skill with which [Slater] combines various levels and modalities of narrative, utilizing her personal experience as a colorful unifying thread, is truly remarkable."—Antonio Candido, author of Antonio Candido: On Literature and Society (Howard... (read more)

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Shabono: A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rain Forest
Shabono: A Visit to a Remote and Magical World in the South American Rain Forest
by Florinda Donner
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'Shabono' – the name of the hamlets of palm-thatched dwellings where the Yanomama Indians of Venezuela and southern Brazil live – recounts the vivid and unforgettable experience of anthropologist Florinda Donner's time with an indigenous... (read more)

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The green cathedral :sustainable development of Amazonia
The green cathedral :sustainable development of Amazonia
by Juan De Onis
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When the first Iberian adventurers discovered the Amazon and the native Indian and tribal peoples living along its banks, they believed they had stumbled upon what one traveler later called "the unfinished last page of Genesis." Legends sprang up of El... (read more)

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The Last Cannibals: A South American Oral History
The Last Cannibals: A South American Oral History
by Ellen B Basso
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The Kalapalo are a Carib-speaking group of Brazilian Indians who live in the Alto (Upper) Xingu region around the headwaters of the Xingu River, a tributary of the Amazon. In this major discourse-centered study of their culture, Ellen Basso transcribes... (read more)

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A Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
A Land of Ghosts: The Braided Lives of People and the Forest in Far Western Amazonia
by David G Campbell
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White Gold
White Gold
by Ghillean Jungjohann
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The Uttermost Part of the Earth
The Uttermost Part of the Earth
by E Lucas Bridges
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Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era (New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations)
Uruguay and the United States, 1903-1929: Diplomacy in the Progressive Era (New Studies in U.S. Foreign Relations)
by James Knarr
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