The Clouded Leopard: A Book of Travels

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Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2007 - Travel - 231 pages
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For many years and through many of the world's most remote regions, Wade Davis has traveled in search of the rare places where cultural diversity survives, untainted by the influences of globalization and modernization.The Clouded Leopardbrings together the extraordinary travels that sprang from this quest. His travels emphasize the fragility of the planet yet also illuminate the places and people where the bond between landscape and spirit is preserved. Beautiful and disturbing, tragic and yet hopeful, his work sends out a timely message that cannot be ignored.

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Davis, who holds a Harvard Ph.D. in ethnobotany and degrees in biology and anthropology, is also a prolific writer (e.g., One River, LJ 7/96). His current work is an eclectic collection of essays ... Read full review

Contents

Cactus of the Four Winds
5
Hunters of the Northern Ice
31
Passion in the Desert
47
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Wade Davis is a Canadian anthropologist, author, and explorer who David Susuki called "A rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity." Wade Davis has written a new forward for "What the Buddha Never Taught", the 20th Anniversary Edition of the bestselling classic. Dr. Davis lives in Washington, D.C.

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