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Inspired by artists such as Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz and Henri Cartier-Bresson, who wrote that great photographs come about in the decisive moment when the head, heart and eye find perfect alignment in an axis of the spirit, celebrated anthropologist and…
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A scientific investigation and personal adventure story about zombis and the voudoun culture of Haiti by a Harvard scientist. In April 1982, ethnobotanist Wade Davis arrived in Haiti to investigate two documented cases of zombis—people who had reappeared in…
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A visual feast and a plea to save an extraordinary region in North America for future generations, now in softcover. In this stunning collection of photos, viewers are transported to the spectacular valley known to the First Nations as the Sacred Headwaters.…
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In 1982, Harvard-trained ethnobotanist Wade Davis traveled into the Haitian countryside to research reports of zombies--the infamous living dead of Haitian folklore. A report by a team of physicians of a verifiable case of zombification led him to try to obtain…
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Plugged by no fewer than twenty-five dams, the Colorado is the world’s most regulated river drainage, providing most of the water supply of Las Vegas, Tucson, and San Diego, and much of the power and water of Los Angeles and Phoenix, cities that are home to…

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The Lost Amazon chronicles the journeys of legendary explorer, botanist, and counter-culture icon, Richard Evans Schultes. Regarded as the father of ethnobotany and described by his protege Wade Davis as 'the last of the great plant explorers in the Victorian…
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A classic account of exploration and endurance from the bestselling author of The Wayfinders .   In this magisterial work of history and adventure, based on more than a decade of prodigious research in British, Canadian and European archives, and months in…

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An international best-seller when first published, this is Wade Davis 's portrait of the richness and diversity of the world's indigenous cultures and why they matter to us all. Davis has travelled the world for more than thirty years, studying the mysteries of…

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Wade Davis has been called "a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity." In Shadows in the Sun , he brings all of those gifts to bear on a fascinating examination of indigenous cultures and the interactions…

One River

by Wade Davis

|August 5, 1997

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The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America—Richard Evans Schultes and his protégé Wade Davis—an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history. In 1941, Professor Richard Evan Schultes took a leave…
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arg1-9782251445632.html Le 6 juin 1924, 7 000 m d'altitude : deux hommes quittent, leur camp perché sur une vire de glace. Objectif : le sommet de l’Everest, encore jamais gravi. On ne les reverra jamais vivants. Avec George Mallory,…