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Bradt Pantanal Wildlife

Bradt Pantanal Wildlife

by James Lowen

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 169 PAGES

Environment, history, conservation and wildlife are all covered in this inviting slim guide to the mammals, birds reptiles and invertebrates of the great wetland of the Mato Grosso. (BZL91, $25.99)

Mammals of the Pantanal

Mammals of the Pantanal

by Fiona Reid

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2007
  • PLASTIC CARD
  • 6 PAGES

This six-panel, fold-up card features 34 color paintings by Fiona Reid, from the giant otter to the tapir, the crab-eating fox to the capybara. (BZL68, $5.00)

Lonely Planet Brazil

Lonely Planet Brazil

by Nick Selby | Andrew Draffen

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 768 PAGES

An exhaustively researched guide to Brazil with an excellent section on the Pantanal and in-depth notes on ecology and national parks, in addition to travel information. (BZL15, $29.99)

Brazil Map

Brazil Map

by Borch Maps

  • 2006
  • MAP

A handy folded, laminated map. (BZL17, $11.95)

 
Brazil in Focus, A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture

Brazil in Focus, A Guide to the People, Politics, and Culture


by Jan Rocha

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 100 PAGES

This slim guide focuses on the history of Brazil, its cultural heritage and current political, environmental and economic challenges. With maps, photographs and some travel information. (BZL03, $12.95)

Culture Smart! Brazil

Culture Smart! Brazil


by Sandra Branco

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2014
  • PAPER
  • 168 PAGES

A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture. (BZL54, $9.95)

Insight Guide Brazil

Insight Guide Brazil


by Insight Guides

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2011
  • PAPER
  • 384 PAGES

A profusely illustrated overview of the country, this guide features concise essays by well-regarded authors on natural history, politics and culture. With hundreds of photos and maps. (BZL01, $22.99)

Portuguese, Start Speaking Today (Brazilian)

Portuguese, Start Speaking Today (Brazilian)


by Language/30

  • LANGUAGE & PHRASEBOOKS
  • 1998
  • AUDIO CD

A 90-minute primer on Brazilian Portuguese following the foreign service method. (BZL36, $24.95)

The Traveling Nature Photographer

The Traveling Nature Photographer


by Steven Morello

  • GUIDEBOOK
  • 2008
  • PAPER
  • 176 PAGES
  • BEST SELLER

Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition. (PHT31, $29.99)

The Brazilians

The Brazilians


by Joseph Page

  • CULTURAL PORTRAIT
  • 1996
  • PAPER
  • 540 PAGES

A clear, comprehensive and compelling introduction to Brazil, covering politics, history, economics, ecology, conservation and culture. (AMZ16, $22.95)

The Accidental President of Brazil, A Memoir

The Accidental President of Brazil, A Memoir


by Bill Clinton | Fernando Henrique Cardoso

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 291 PAGES

A vibrant memoir by Brazil's former president, in office from 1995 to 2002, who offers a candid, wry, illuminating view of the irrepressibly attractive country. (BZL58, $16.00)

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z


by David Grann

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 368 PAGES
  • NEW

In this riveting, real-life adventure, New Yorker writer and middle-aged Brooklynite Grann sets out into the wild to solve "the greatest exploration mystery of the twentieth century" -- the fate of British explorer Percy Harrison Fawcett, who disappeared in the Amazon in 1925. (AMZ117, $16.95)

Brazil, A Traveler's Literary Companion

Brazil, A Traveler's Literary Companion


by Alexis Levitin

  • ANTHOLOGY
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

The latest in the excellent series, the diverse stories in this enticing anthology edited by Levitin introduce Brazil and a host of contemporary writers, including greats like Jorge Amado and Machado de Assis as well as newcomers. (BZL83, $14.95)

A Neotropical Companion

A Neotropical Companion


by John Kricher | Mark Plotkin

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 536 PAGES

From plants and animals to birds and bugs, it's all here in this wonderfully written overview of the ecology, habitats, plants and animals of Central and South America. (GPS11, $39.95)

Mammals of the Neotropics, The Central Neotropics: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil, Vol. 3


by John F. Eisenberg | Kent H. Redford

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1999
  • PAPER
  • 610 PAGES

A comprehensive survey of the 650 species of mammals of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Brazil. (SAM30, $62.50)

Photo Pantanal

Photo Pantanal


by Tom Ulrich

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2002
  • PAPER
  • 112 PAGES

A well-illustrated overview of the nature, habitats and history of the Pantanal by a wildlife photographer, trip leader and enthusiast. With 240 color photographs. (BZL41, $25.00)

The Pantanal: Understanding and Preserving the World's Largest Wetland

The Pantanal: Understanding and Preserving the World's Largest Wetland


by Frederick A. Swarts

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 2000
  • PAPER
  • 301 PAGES

The proceedings of an international conference on conservation in the Pantanal. The 29 scholarly papers include presentations on the region's geology, economic development and outlook for the future. With tables, maps, charts and mostly black-and-white photographs. (BZL23, $19.95)

Tropical Nature

Tropical Nature


by Adrian Forsyth | Ken Miyata

  • NATURAL HISTORY
  • 1984
  • PAPER
  • 248 PAGES
  • FAVORITE

Two uncommonly observant and thoughtful field biologists offer a lucid portrait of the tropics through 17 marvelous essays that introduce the habitats, ecology, plants and animals of the Central and South American rainforests. (GPS13, $16.00)

Birds of Brazil, The Pantanal and Cerrado of Central Brazil

Birds of Brazil, The Pantanal and Cerrado of Central Brazil


by John Gwynne | Robert Ridgely | Guy Tudor | Martha Argel

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2010
  • FLEXI-BOUND
  • 336 PAGES

Featuring hundreds of color illustrations, this guide includes the 743 bird species of the Pantanal and Cerrado regions of Brazil. (BZL90, $35.00)

Birds of Northern South America, Vol. 2: Field Guide

Birds of Northern South America, Vol. 2: Field Guide


by Robin Restall | Clemencia Rodner | Roger Williams

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 656 PAGES

This comprehensive field guide, featuring an astounding 6400 paintings and 2308 maps, covers all the birds from Ecuador to Guiana. (SAM103, $70.00)

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica


by Martin D. la Pena | Maurice Rumboll

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2001
  • PAPER
  • 224 PAGES

With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide. (SAM12, $29.95)

Brazil: Amazon & Pantanal, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

Brazil: Amazon & Pantanal, Travellers' Wildlife Guides


by Les Beletsky | David Pearson

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2010
  • PAPER
  • 491 PAGES

A comprehensive handbook to the flora, fauna and habitats of Brazil. The 100 color plates feature 90 species of amphibians and reptiles, 310 birds, 70 mammals, 30 insects and 50 common trees and plants. (BZL30, $29.95)

Field Guide Birds of Brazil

Field Guide Birds of Brazil


by Ber Van Perlo

  • FIELD GUIDE
  • 2009
  • PAPER
  • 496 PAGES

This comprehensive field guide features 187 beautifully drawn full-color plates with over 1,800 species accounts, including a distribution map for each species. (BZL75, $39.95)

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