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Passage of Darkness: The Ethnobiology of the Haitian Zombie

Wade Davis - Social Science - 2000 - 365 pages
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 ...
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Shadows in the Sun: Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire

Wade Davis - Nature - 2010 - 304 pages
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 ...
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The Lost Amazon: The Photographic Journey of Richard Evans Schultes

Wade Davis - Photography - 2004 - 159 pages
A collection of photographs and field notes documents the accomplishments of anthropologist and explorer Richard Evans Schultes and his expeditions into the wilderness of the ...
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One River

Wade Davis - Social Science - 2010 - 544 pages
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 ...
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Book of Peoples of the World: A Guide to Cultures

Wade Davis, K. David Harrison, Catherine Herbert Howell - Social Science - 2007 - 383 pages
Captures the rich diversity of human life as it examines more than two hundred ethnic groups, large and small, around the world, through a visual study of beliefs, traditions ...
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River Notes: A Natural and Human History of the Colorado

Wade Davis - Nature - 2012 - 176 pages
Plugged by no fewer than twenty-five dams, the Colorado is the world's most regulated river drainage. The Colorado River provides most of the water supply of Las Vegas, Tucson ...
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The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

Wade Davis - Social Science - 2009 - 272 pages
Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive? In The Wayfinders, renowned anthropologist, winner of the prestigious ...
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Nomads of the dawn: the Penan of the Borneo rain forest

Wade Davis, Ian Mackenzie, Shane Kennedy - History - 1995 - 144 pages
The Penan, one of the few remaining nomadic peoples of the rain forest, live in a place of indescribable beauty -- and all around them the forest is coming down at an alarming ...
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