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A riotously colorful history of adventures, chronicling more than 400 years in the exploration of the world's most formidable and enigmatic river system. Photographs and maps.
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Explorers of the Amazon vividly describes how European explorers such as Pedro Cabral, Francisco De Orellana, Lope de Aguirre, and Madame Godin encountered the vast wilderness of the Amazon basin; how they searched, exploited, and fought over its riches; and what they learned and failed to learn through four centuries of adventure. Ant...