Books  Evolutionary Biology  Human Evolution & Anthropology 

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

By: Wade Davis

Shearwater Books

Paperback | Dec 1999 | #84361 | ISBN: 1559633549
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £27.50 $34/€32 approx

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.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Human Biogeography

NHBS Special Offer Price: £41.99 £70.95 (Save £28.96) $52/€49 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters

NHBS Special Offer Price: £17.99 £29.95 (Save £11.96) $22/€21 approx (ends 31/03/2017)

The Science of Human Evolution

NHBS Price: £48.99 $60/€57 approx

The Society of Genes

NHBS Price: £20.95 $26/€24 approx

The Accidental Species

NHBS Price: £11.50 $14/€13 approx