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Shadows in the Sun: Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire

By: Wade Davis

Shearwater Books

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #84361 | ISBN: 1559633549
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About this book

Wade Davis has been called `a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity.' In this volume, he brings all those gifts to bear on a fascinating examination of indigenous cultures and the interactions between human societies and the natural world.


Contents

The clouded leopard; hunters of the northern ice; dreams of a jade forest; the white darkness; the sheltering sky; passion in the desert; the forests of amazonia; the art of shamanic healing; plants of the gods; smoking toad; the end of the wild.

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