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Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, 1851-1852

William Lewis Herndon

Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, 1851-1852

by William Lewis Herndon

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Expeditions & Discoveries,
  • Latin America - South America,
  • History - General History

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGary Kinder (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11762958M
    ISBN 101417722924
    ISBN 109781417722921

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    11 Years in the Amazon —From Bates explored the rivers and rainforests of the lower and upper Amazon region.. 8, Species New to Science —Bates collected o different species in the Amazon and 8, new to science.. 2 Ground breaking Discovery —Darwin himself said that Bates' work solved one of the most perplexing science problems of their day. Wizard of the Upper Amazon is an extraordinary document of the life among a tribe of South American Indians at the beginning of the 20th century. For many readers, the most compelling sections of the book will be the descriptions of the use of Banisteriopsis caapi, the ayahuasca of the Amazon forests. This powerful hallucinogen has long been.

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A collection of adventure novels. This collection includes a copy of Robinson Crusoe (W.W. Norton & Company; ) by Daniel Defoe, a copy of Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon (Grove Press; ) by William Lewis Herndon and a copy of Spartina (Vintage; ) by John Casey.

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