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作者 Davis, Wade
書名 The lost Amazon : the photographic journey of Richard Evans Schultes / Wade Davis ; foreword by Andrew Weil ; afterword by Chris Murray
出版項 San Francisco : Chronicle, ©2004
國際標準書號 9780811845717
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 生命科學圖書館  F2546 D261l 2004    在架上    30150100383501
說明 xv, 159 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
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附註 "Portions of this book are from One River: explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest by Wade Davis, c1996"--Title page verso
Richard Evans Schultes (1915-2001) was probably the greatest explorer of the Amazon, and regarded among anthropologists and seekers alike as the "father of ethnobotany." Taking what was meant to be a short leave from Harvard in 1941, he surveyed the Amazon basin almost continuously for twelve years, during which time he lived among two dozen different Indian tribes, mapped rivers, secretly sought sources of rubber for the US government during WWII, and collected and classified 30,000 botanical specimens, including 2,000 new medicinal plants. Schultes chronicled his stay there in hundreds of remarkable photographs of the tribes and the land, evocative of the great documentary photographers such as Edward Sheriff Curtis. Published to coincide with a traveling exhibition to debut at the Govinda Gallery in Washington, D.C., The Lost Amazon is the first major publication to examine the work of Dr. Schultes, as seen through his photographs and field notes. With text by Schultes's protege and fellow explorer, Wade Davis, this impressive document takes armchair travelers where they've never gone before
主題 Amazon River Region -- Pictorial works
Colombia -- Pictorial works
Schultes, Richard Evans -- Photograph collections
Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Pictorial works
Indians of South America -- Colombia -- Pictorial works
Ethnobotany -- Amazon River Region -- Pictorial works
Ethnobotany -- Colombia -- Pictorial works
Plants -- Colombia -- Pictorial works
Schultes, Richard Evans
Indians, South American
Alt Author Schultes, Richard Evans
Weil, Andrew
Davis, Wade. One river
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