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- DescriptionTraces the rich legacy of stories and images of the Amazon that reflects the influence of different groups of people - conquistadors, corporate executives, subsistence farmers - over the centuries. This book argues that we cannot defend the Amazon's array of plants and animals without comprehending its astonishing human and cultural diversity.
- Author BiographyCandace Slater is Marian E. Koshland Distinguished Professor and director of the Townsend Center for the Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley. She is the author of Dance of the Dolphin: Transformation and Disenchantment in the Amazonian Imagination (1994) and Stories on a String: The Brazilian Literatura de Cordel (California, 1989).
- Author(s)Candace Slater
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication15/02/2003
- GenreRegional History
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note41 b/w photographs, 1 map
- Weight490 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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