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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 - 1998 - 292 pages
Set in locales from the wilds of British Columbia to the jungles of the Amazon to the frigid Arctic regions, essays and stories examine the variations of native cultures and ...
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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
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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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The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

Wade Davis - Social Science - 2009 - 262 pages
Many of us are alarmed by the accelerating rates of extinction of plants and animals. But how many of us know that human cultures are going extinct at an even more shocking ...
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Light at the Edge of the World: A Journey Through the Realm of Vanishing ...

Wade Davis - Social Science - 2009 - 224 pages
For more than 30 years, renowned anthropologist Wade Davis has traveled the globe, studying the mysteries of sacred plants and celebrating the world’s traditional cultures. His ...
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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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