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Item EXAMZ119. Buy these 4 items as a set for $79 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Smithsonian Atlas of the Amazon

AMZ82
Michael Goulding, Ronaldo Barthem, Efrem Ferreira
Smithsonian Institution Press
2003
254
1588341356
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This beautiful, profusely illustrated atlas of the river includes its major tributaries and 150 full-color maps. Goulding (Floods of Fortune) and Brazilian biologists Barthem and Ferreira provide the accompanying text.
$39.95

In Trouble Again

AMZ04
Redmond O'Hanlon
Vintage Books
1990
272
0679727140
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
As funny as he is insightful, O'Hanlon starts his comic masterpiece of a journey between the Orinoco and the Amazon with a litany of the insects, protozoa, snakes and predators that can do you harm.
$16.00

Tropical Nature

GPS13
Adrian Forsyth, Ken Miyata
Scribner
1984
248
0684187108
PAPER
Natural History
0
1
0
0
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.
$16.00

Amazon Map

AMZ05
Nelles
Nelles Maps
2009
2
1553410475
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided map (1:2.5 million) shows both detail and the expanse of the great river basin from the Andes to the Atlantic.
$13.95

Tree of Rivers, The Story of the Amazon

AMZ114
John Hemming
Thames & Hudson
2009
368
0500288208
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Hemming captures the ambition, greed and awe of naturalists, explorers and missionaries -- and their devastating impact on native peoples -- in this absorbing human history.
$24.95

Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon

AMZ67
William Herndon, Gary Kinder (Editor)
Grove Press
2000
343
0802137040
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An original account of 19th-century exploration of the Amazon by Captain Herndon, who traveled from Lima to the Pacific coast of Brazil.
$14.00

The Sea and the Jungle

AMZ10
H.M. Tomlinson
Northwestern University Press
1995
258
0810160110
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
First published in 1912, this is a thoroughly unromanticized, absorbing account of a 2,000-mile journey by steamship deep into the Amazon. Understated and often hilarious.
$19.95

The Unconquered, In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes

AMZ132
Scott Wallace
Broadway Books
2012
512
030746296X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
Wallace shows plight of the indigenous peoples of the Amazon in this travelogue and portrait of Sydney Possuelo, founder of Brazil's Department of Isolated Indians
$17.00

Cloud Forest, A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

SAM02
Peter Matthiessen
Penguin Putnam
1987
280
0140255079
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Matthiessen recounts with wit, insight and style his odyssey to the Amazon and Andes, including Machu Picchu and Tierra del Fuego.
$16.00

Jungle, A Harrowing True Story of Survival in the Amazon

BOL31
Yossi Ghinsberg
Skyhorse
2015
320
1632203642
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A bestselling true story that reads like a thrilling novel. After four weeks of trekking deep into the Bolivian rainforest, Yossi Ghinsberg and his companions realize that they are lost. Eventually alone, Ghinsberg must make it out all by himself.
$14.99

La Doctora, The Journal of an American Doctor Practicing Medicine of the Amazon River

AMZ43
Linnea Smith
University of Minnesota Press
1999
238
0816642494
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An insightful collection of letters home to America from a doctor at an Amazonian jungle clinic for education and research.
$16.95

Life in the Treetops, Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology

AMZ57
Margaret Lowman
Yale University Press
2000
219
0300084641
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The sprightly memoir of an ecologist who climbs, studies and sleeps in trees for a living, balancing multiple roles of scientist, wife and mom. Margaret Lowman, a pioneer in the ecology of forest tree canopies, continues her story in a second memoir (written with her now-grown sons).
$13.95

Tales of a Shaman's Apprentice

AMZ15
Mark Plotkin
Penguin Putnam
1994
328
014012991X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
In this marvelous book, Plotkin recounts his work documenting the use of medicinal plants among remote tribes in the Northwest Amazon. A portrait of people and their environment, a tale of adventure and a moving example of science in the service of preservation.
$18.00

The Mapmaker's Wife

AMZ97
Robert Whitaker
Hachette
2016
368
0465057942
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Colonial politics, the travails of the cartographer, and good old-fashioned murder all add intrigue to this absorbing tale of 18th-century European exploration of the Amazon -- and one woman's quest heading from Quito to find her husband deep in the jungle.
$16.99

The Encounter, Amazon Beaming

AMZ150
Petru Popescu
Random House
2016
448
178227233X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Intrepid explorer Loren McIntyre seeks the source of the Amazon River in this work of creative non-fiction, based entirely on McIntyre's thrilling adventure. A vivid narrative by a noted screenwriter and novelist.
$16.95

Jungles

AMZ65
Frans Lanting (Photographer), Christine Eckstrom
Taschen
2011
256
3822842451
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The wildlife of Central America, the Congo, Amazon, Borneo and Madagascar are all featured in this portfolio of 120 extraordinary color photographs.
$19.99

Naturalists in Paradise, Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon

AMZ137
John Hemming
Thames & Hudson
2015
368
0500252106
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
The story of Alfred Russel Wallace, Henry Bates and Richard Spruce, three pioneering British naturalists whose discoveries in Amazonia impacted the world. Includes 70 black-and-white and color illustrations.
$34.95

The Green Pharmacy

AMZ40
James A. Duke
St. Martins
1999
507
1579541240
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An A-Z catalog of ailments and the herbal remedies that heal them.
$22.99

Birds of Ecuador, A Field Guide

EDR08
Paul Greenfield, Robert Ridgely
Cornell University Press
2001
740
0801487218
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, gorgeous and exhaustively researched field guide to the birds of Ecuador (and adjacent countries), featuring 96 color plates. It's also the best bird guide for travelers in the Peruvian Amazon.
$55.00

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

SAM103
Robin Restall, Clemencia Rodner, Roger Williams
Yale University Press
2006
656
0300124155
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive field guide, featuring an astounding 6400 paintings and 2308 maps, covers all the birds from Ecuador to Guiana.
$75.00

Brazil Birds

BZL141
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2016
1583559892
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A folding wildlife guide designed for quick reference in the field. With full-color images and text, it features more than 140 birds often seen in Brazil.
$7.95

Brazil Wildlife

BZL140
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2016
1583559906
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A folding wildlife guide designed for quick reference in the field. With full-color images and text, it features more than 140 creatures often seen in Brazil.
$7.95

Brazil: Amazon & Pantanal, Travellers' Wildlife Guides

BZL30
Les Beletsky, David Pearson
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
491
1566565936
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$29.95

Neotropical Rainforest Mammals, A Field Guide

GPS12
L.H. Emmons
University of Chicago Press
1997
298
0226207218
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Compact enough to slip into your daypack, this field guide to the mammals of Central and South America features 29 color plates of more than 200 species.
$49.00

Amazon Trek, In Search of Vanishing Secrets

AMZ140
Jean-Christophe Jeauffre
Slingshot
2007
1424319161
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
A dramatic documentary of the Jules Verne Expedition, a group of modern-day explorers who set sail aboard a 19th-century ship and head up the Amazon. Their journey follows the river to the jungle homes of the Maracas Indians and a lost civilization.
$19.99

For Kids

Secret of the Andes

AND19
Ann Nolan Clark, Jean Charlot (Illustrator)
Viking
1970
120
0140309268
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this novel for pre-teens, a native boy in Peru goes on a magical discovery of his roots, learning much about Inca tradition. A Newbery Award-winning book first published in 1952.
$6.99

The Great Kapok Tree, A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

AMZ53
Lynne Cherry
Harcourt Books
2000
36
0152026142
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Forest animals convince a man not to chop down a tree in this fable for young readers.
$7.99

One Day in the Tropical Rain Forest

FST08
Jean Craighead George
HarperCollins
1995
66
0064420167
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The Newbery Medal-winning author of "Julie of the Wolves" goes south for this brief and gripping tale of conservation, nature and the people of the Amazon. Geared for ages 7-9.
$4.99

Journey to the River Sea

AMZ79
Eva Ibbotson
Puffin
2003
336
0142501840
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Maia travels to Brazil and finds mystery, adventure -- and stick-in-the-mud cousins.
$8.99

Go and Come Back

AMZ80
Joan Abelove
Puffin
2000
177
0141306947
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this rich tale of cultural difference for ages 12 and up, Alicia, a young native of the Amazon, is confused when her village is enthralled by two visiting anthropologists seem clueless.
$6.99

The Snake Scientist

NAT125
Sy Montgomery
Houghton Mifflin Company
2001
0618111190
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Jammed packed with information about the work of Bob Mason, a famous snake scientist, this book follows his research, providing general background, full color photos and an excellent list of unanswered questions for young snake enthusiasts.
$9.99

Face to Face With Frogs

NAT140
Mark Moffett
2010
32
1426306261
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Let Mark W. Moffett, winner of the 2006 Lowell Thomas Medal for Exploration, show you around the diverse world of frogs ion this illustrated introduction to these creatures, field biology and conservation for youngsters.
$6.95

Rain Forest Coloring Book

AMZ124
Annika Bernhard
Dover Publications
1998
48
048640112X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A great way to occupy travelers ages 8 and up, these detailed line drawings realistically depict the South American rain forest and come ready to color!
$4.99

The Manatee Scientists, The Science of Saving the Vulnerable

BST193
Peter Lourie
Harcourt Books
2011
80
054715254X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Colorful and informative, this volume in the popular series for ages 10 and up follows scientists working to rescue manatees in Florida, Senegal and the Amazon.
$18.99

Rain, Rain, Rain Forest

AMZ141
Brenda Z. Guiberson
Aa Balkema
2015
32
1250056772
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A vibrant, sensory introduction to the animals of the rainforest. When downpour wakes the creatures of the jungle they begin their wild cacophony. The narrative and fun facts are accompanied by colorful collage illustrations. Written for ages 4 to 8.
$7.99

What's Up in the Amazon Rainforest

AMZ143
Ginjer L. Clarke
Penguin Putnam
2015
144
0448481030
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Geared for ages 8-12, this informative science book uncovers the plants and animals of the Amazon Rainforest, including 500-year-old trees, pink dolphins, poison dart frogs, howler monkeys and many more!
$8.99

Jungle, A Photicular Book

AMZ148
Dan Kainen
Workman Publishing Company
2016
24
076118953X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Utilizing the new technology of photicular images, this innovative book uses interleaved photos, sliding lenses and four-color video imagery to depict the landscape and wildlife of the jungle.
$25.95

Unfolding Journeys Amazon Adventure

AMZ149
Lonely Planet Kids
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
16
1786571064
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
An innovative and fun way to explore the Amazon, this beautifully illustrated wall frieze features 16 pull-out panels that introduce jungle cities, the Peruvian Andes, wacky wildlife and much more. Written for ages 8 to 12.
$17.99

Death on the River of Doubt, Theodore Roosevelt's Amazon Adventure

AMZ151
Samantha Seiple
Scholastic Inc.
2017
240
0545709164
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This true adventure story stars Teddy Roosevelt, his son and a renowned Brazilian explorer. Battling tropical sickness, rapids and piranhas the team is determined to complete their expedition: follow an uncharted river deep into the Amazon. Written for ages 12 to 17.
$17.99

More Books

The New Neotropical Companion

GPS11
J.C. Kricher, Mark Plotkin (Introduction)
Princeton University Press
2017
448
0691115257
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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. A revised second edition.
$35.00

Running the Amazon

AMZ13
Joe Kane
Vintage Books
1990
278
067972902X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A best-selling account of a 4,000-mile expedition from the high Andes to the Atlantic by foot, raft and kayak -- an expedition only four of the ten participants finished.
$16.00

Savages

AMZ20
Joe Kane
Vintage Books
1996
304
0679740198
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A firsthand account of a naive journalist among the Huaraoni of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Kane is an engaging, humorous guide to development issues in the Oriente of Ecuador.
$17.00

Amazon: Floods of Fortune

AMZ06
Michael Goulding
Columbia University Press
2000
184
0231104219
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A masterful survey of the people, culture, ecology and economy of the Amazon flood plain, a threatened yet slightly overlooked (compared with upland rain forests) wetland.
$35.00

The Naturalist on the River Amazons

AMZ07
Walter Henry Bates
John Beaufoy Publishing
2016
424
1909612774
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A spell-binding early account of the river and its environs, first published in 1863. This classic chronicle of Bates's scientific adventures, part natural history and part travelogue, has inspired generations of tropical biologists.
$19.95

The Lost Steps

AMZ18
Alejo Carpentier, Harriet Onis (Translator)
University of Minnesota Press
2001
278
0816638071
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A hallucinatory novel of a young urban musicologist's journey to a fictional city in the Amazon basin. For those with an appreciation for demanding literature, this is a celebrated masterpiece.
$18.50

The Brazilians

AMZ16
Joseph Page
Perseus
1996
540
0201441918
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A clear, comprehensive and compelling introduction to Brazil, covering politics, history, economics, ecology, conservation and culture.
$22.95

The Spears of Twilight: Life and Death in the Amazon Jungle

AMZ25
Phillipe Descola
New Press
1996
458
1565844386
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Three years among the Jivaro (Achaur) of the Upper Amazon. A student of Claude Levi-Strauss, Descola proves himself to be an intelligent observer and born storyteller in this ethnographic account.
$25.95

The Burning Season: The Murder of Chico Mendes and the Fight for the Amazon Rain Forest

AMZ08
Andrew Revkin
University of Chicago Press
2004
336
1559630892
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A riveting non-fiction murder mystery: the story of Chico Mendes, a rubber industry union organizer killed in the Brazilian Amazon River town of Xapuri in 1988.
$32.50

At Play in the Fields of the Lord

AMZ29
Peter Matthiessen
Vintage Books
1991
373
0679737413
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in a malarial outpost of the Amazon jungle, Matthiessen's moral thriller follows the clash between two misplaced gringos: Martin Quarrier, who has come to convert the local Indians to Christianity, and Lewis Moon, a half-Indian mercenary who has been hired to kill them.
$16.95

Explorers of the Amazon

AMZ31
Anthony Smith
University of Chicago Press
1994
344
0226763374
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
In this well-told overview of the region, Anthony Smith presents a history of exploration of the Amazon, scientific and otherwise.
$37.50

Brazilian Adventure

AMZ55
Peter Fleming
Northwestern
1999
384
081016065X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A classic and very entertaining account of a 3,000-mile quest through the Amazon in search of a missing English colonel, first published in 1933.
$16.95

A Guide to the Birds of Venezuela

FG13
Steven Hilty, Guy Tudor (Illustrator), J.A. Gwynne (Illustrator)
Princeton University Press
2002
929
0691092508
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
The classic South American bird guide, revised and expanded by Steve Hilty. A bit hefty for a field guide at just over 4 pounds, but still an essential reference to over 1,400 bird species. Travelers in the Brazilian Amazon will find it especially useful.
$85.00

Peru Map

PRU02
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2014
2
3866091893
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed laminated relief map of Peru at a scale of 1:1,750,000. This is a very clear, colorful map, which also features detailed insets of Lima and Cuzco and even a site plan of Machu Picchu.
$11.95

Insight Guide Brazil

BZL01
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
392
1780051468
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
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.
$23.99

Birds of Tropical America

CAM39
Steven Hilty
University of Texas Press
2005
312
0292706731
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An ornithologist and veteran leader of birding expeditions, Hilty serves up short essays on how to find and better appreciate the dizzying variety of neotropical birds, their habits and habitats, diversity and distribution in this well-loved book.
$29.95

In the Rainforest, Report from a Strange, Beautiful, Imperiled World

FST01
Catherine Caufield
University of Chicago Press
1984
304
0226097862
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Caufield deftly combines good basic information on the ecology of the world's rain forests, a report on thorny conservation issues and a sympathetic treatment of indigenous inhabitants through masterly prose.
$26.00

One River, Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon

AMZ22
Wade Davis
Touchstone
1997
537
0684834960
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A spellbinding, sprawling tale of explorers, botanical secrets and larger-than-life personalities in northwest South America.
$19.00

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

BZL03
Jan Rocha
Interlink Publishing Group
2000
100
1566563844
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
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.
$12.95

Travelers' Tales Brazil

BZL06
Annette Haddad
Traveler's Tales
2004
400
1932361057
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A collection of stories, articles and excerpts on Brazil -- an excellent introduction to the people, culture and traditions of the country as seen through the eyes of modern writers.
$18.95

Brazil, The Once and Future Country

BZL05
Marshall C. Eakin
Griffin Publishing
1998
301
0312214456
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this highly recommended overview of Brazil, Eakin takes a broad perspective, writing about the culture, history, religions, society and economics of the country.
$23.00

Brazil and Uruguay Map

BZL08
Auto Mapa
Auto Mapa
1
0783420285
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map from Rio south to Montevideo and Buenos Aires.
$11.95

Rough Guide Brazil

BZL09
David Cleary
Rough Guides
2014
736
1409348822
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An opinionated, thorough travel guide with region-by-region descriptions.
$29.99

Snakes, The Evolution of Mystery in Nature

BST33
Harry W. Greene
University of California Press
2000
365
0520224876
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The ecology and diversity of snakes worldwide, with stunning photographs.
$55.00

South America Northeast Map

SAM16
International Map Company
ITMB
2004
2
1553410440
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This brightly colored map of northeast South America at a scale of 1:2,800,000 covers the Atlantic coast of the continent south from the Caribbean to Rio de Janeiro, including the Amazon and Orinoco.
$8.95

The Birds of South America, The Oscine Passerines, Vol. 1

FG28
Guy Tudor (Illustrator), Robert Ridgely
University of Texas Press
1989
596
0292707568
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This authoritative reference, the most complete guide to South American songbirds, features splendid color illustrations of 700 species, along with detailed range maps and field notes.
$95.00

Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing and Hallucinogenic Powers

AMZ38
Richard Evans Schultes, Albert Hofmann
Inner Traditions
2001
192
0892819790
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An illuminating guide to hallucinogens, the ecology, chemistry and, especially, the use in the healing rites of indigenous peoples.
$29.99

The World as You Dream It, Shamanistic Teachings from the Amazon and Andes

AMZ46
John M. Perkins
Inner Traditions
1994
139
0892814594
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A personal account of sometimes hard-to-believe experiences with curanderos (or shamans) in the highlands and Amazon of Ecuador.
$14.95

Brazil Map

BZL17
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2015
2
3866090021
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy folded, laminated map of Brazil at a scale of 1:4,000,000. Includes insets of Buenos Aires and Montevideo.
$12.95

Vine of the Soul, Medicine Men, Their Plants, and Rituals in the Colombian Amazon

AMZ59
Richard Evans Schultes, Robert F. Raffauf
Aa Balkema
2004
282
090779131X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Written by Schultes, the father of ethnobotany, with a colleague, this book features 150 photographs along with a detailed and authoritative text describing the many uses of plant substances.
$29.95

Journey of the Pink Dolphins, An Amazon Quest

AMZ61
Sy Montgomery
Chelsea Green Publishing
2009
320
1603580603
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this magical, mystical journey in the Brazilian Amazon, Montgomery (Spell of the Tiger) sets off with river guides, shamans and conservationists in search of the strange bouto, a beaked dolphin that inhabits much of the Amazon and Orinoco river drainages.
$24.95

A Naturalist's Guide to the Tropics

CON17
Marco Lambertini, John Venerella (Translator)
University of Chicago Press
2000
338
0226468283
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide to the natural history of the tropical latitudes.
$34.00

Darkness in El Dorado, How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon

AMZ64
Patrick Tierney
W. W. Norton & Company
2002
416
0393322750
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A hard-hitting controversial indictment of anthropologists, government officials and others who sought to cash in on the study of the Yanomami,
$25.95

Rio de Janeiro Map

BZL25
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1597752037
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
With an index, inset maps and points of interest.
$7.95

Shamans Through Time: 500 Year on the Path to Knowledge

GEN202
Jeremy Narby (Editor), Francis Huxley (Editor)
St. Martin's Press
2004
354
1585423629
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A collection of interviews and observations on Shamanism.
$16.95

White Waters and Black

AMZ70
Gordon McCreagh, George Schaller (Introduction)
University of Chicago Press
2001
384
0226500187
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A classic account of a two-year-long scientific expedition to the Bolivian Amazon, funny, sweet and thrilling. Originally published in 1923.
$23.00

The Lost World

VNZ04
Arthur Conan Doyle
Penguin Putnam
2008
272
0141033770
PAPER
Literature
5/27/2008
0
0
0
0
Inspired by the magnificent landscapes surrounding the Orinoco River, Conan Doyle's classic follows an intrepid scientist into the Amazon Basin in search of prehistoric creatures.
$11.00

Through the Brazilian Wilderness

BZL28
Theodore Roosevelt
Skyhorse
2014
383
1628738022
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A reprint of ex-president Roosevelt's original account of an 1913 scientific expedition through the Amazon of Brazil and Paraguay.
$14.95

Edge of the Jungle

AMZ75
William Beebe
Cooper Square Press
2001
303
081541160X
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A collection of 12 essays on the Amazon and its ecology and wildlife. A scientist-explorer with the soul of a poet, Beebe wrote dozens of books about his adventures in tropical America and Guyana.
$17.95

Explore the Inca Trail

AND33
Jacquetta Megarry, Roy Davies
Interlink Publishing Group
2011
64
1898481253
FLEXI-BOUND
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A brief, ingeniously designed guide to trekking in the Sacred Valley from Cusco to Machu Picchu with color photographs, a fold-out map of the route, site diagram of Machu Picchu and a camp-to-camp overview of the Inca trail.
$17.95

Lonely Planet South America on a Shoestring

SAM44
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
1120
1786571188
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, detailed practical guide to traveling in South America.
$29.99

Light at the Edge of the World

WLD34
Wade Davis
Douglas & McIntyre
2007
192
0792264746
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Explorer-in-Residence at National Geographic Wade Davis surveys the global diversity of peoples and cultures in this meditative account of travels from the Arctic to the Amazon to Borneo.
$14.95

Conquistadors

SAM48
Michael Wood
University of California Press
2002
288
0520236912
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A lively, illustrated account of the Spanish conquest of the New World by the intrepid writer-filmmaker Michael Wood.
$34.95

Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

SAM52
Matthew Restall
Oxford University Press
2004
272
0195176111
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this provocative book, Restall tackles Columbus, Cortes, Pizarro and the misconceptions surrounding them. The conquisadores most certainly did not conquer the Americas with a handful of men, nor were they received as gods.
$19.99

Reptiles and Amphibians of the Amazon

AMZ84
R.D. Bartlett, Patricia Bartlett
University Press of Florida
2003
448
0813026237
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A convenient guide to 250 colorful and commonly encountered snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs and salamanders of the Amazon.
$29.95

The Mighty Orinoco

VNZ07
Jules Verne
Wesleyan University Press
2006
424
0819567809
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Appearing for the first time in English, this 1898 novel from science fiction pioneer Jules Verne features a harrowing trip up the uncharted Orinoco, full of encounters with dangerous creatures, fearsome Indians, and infectious diseases.
$24.95

In Amazonia, A Natural History

AMZ85
Hugh Raffles
Princeton University Press
2002
302
0691048851
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An intriguing look at the intertwined history of people and nature in the Amazon. Academic yet still artful, Raffles focuses on a small Brazilian riverine community and the transformation of their river over the last 50 years.
$45.00

Evolution, The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

NAT64
Edward Larson
Modern Library
2006
368
0812968492
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A clearheaded, engrossing brief history of ideas about evolution from the 18th century to the present by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
$16.00

Tropical Rainforest

AMZ89
Ben Shedd (Director)
Slingshot
1992
1584480025
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
A visual overview of the ecology and nature of tropical forests worldwide, originally presented in IMAX theaters.
$19.99

The Remarkable Life of William Beebe, Explorer and Naturalist

NAT70
Carol Grant Gould
Island Press
2006
447
1597261076
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An engaging biography of the underwater pionner, author and naturalist.
$37.50

Yanomami, The Fierce Controversy and What We Might Learn from It

SAM67
Robert Borofsky (Editor)
University of California Press
2005
397
0520244044
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A study of the controversy surrounding anthropological studies of the Yanomami.
$29.95

Yanomami, The Fierce Controversy and What We Might Learn from It

SAM67
Robert Borofsky (Editor)
University of California Press
2005
397
0520244044
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A study of the controversy surrounding anthropological studies of the Yanomami.
$29.95

Traveling with Che Guevara, The Making of a Revolutionary

SAM68
Alberto Granado, Lucia Alvarez de Toledo (Translator)
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
240
1557046395
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Granado's classic account of his travels with Che Guevara via motorbike through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela.
$15.99

Bradt Guide Amazon Highlights

AMZ92
Roger Harris
Bradt Publications
2007
416
1841621730
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact guide to the Amazon and Orinoco rivers of Peru, Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador.
$22.99

Chasing Neotropical Birds

SAM76
Vera and Bob Thornton
University of Texas Press
2005
254
0292795891
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A Neotropical sampler, featuring 116 color photographs of dazzling, rare and charming birds of Central and South America.
$34.95

Spix's Macaw, The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird

AMZ95
Tony Juniper
Atria Books
2004
304
0743475518
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
In this suspenseful account Tony Juniper tells the story of the fight to save the habitat of the last remaining Spix's Macaw, an all-but-extinct Amazon parrot brought to the brink of extinction by smugglers.
$20.95

River of Doubt, Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey

AMZ96
Candice Millard
Broadway Books
2006
432
0767913736
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Millard captures the suspense and the setting in vivid detail in this chronicle of Roosevelt's calamitous, ill-prepared Amazon expedition.
$17.00

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Spanish

SPN257
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743523555
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Four audio CDs with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Spanish, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95

1491, New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

WLD61
Charles C. Mann
Alfred Knopf
2006
560
1400032059
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Mann portrays the successes and failures of the complex societies of the Mississippi River, central Mexico, the Andes and the Amazon in this thought-provoking speculative history of the Americas before the arrival of Europeans.
$17.00

Two to Tango

AMZ98
Peter Guttridge
Speck Press
2005
218
1933108002
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Dangerous creatures -- and killers -- in the Amazon threaten journalist Nick Madrid as he attempts to prevent the murder of a rockstar in the third book of this popular series.
$14.00

Here Is the Tropical Rain Forest

AMZ99
Madeleine Dunphy, Michael Rothman (Illustrator)
Hyperion
2006
32
0977379507
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
From swinging monkeys and hanging sloths to graceful caimans and stalking jaguars, it presents the whole rainforest web of life in simple rhymes and deeply hued illustrations.
$9.95

The Biogeochemistry of the Amazon Basin

AMZ103
Michael McClain, Reynaldo Victoria, Jeffrey Richey
Oxford University Press
2001
384
0195114310
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A collection of review articles on nutrients, nutient cycling and the hydrogeology of the Amazon basin.
$110.00

Flowers of the Amazon Forest, The Botanical Art of Margaret Mee

AMZ104
Margaret Mee
Antique Collectors Club
2006
160
1905377061
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Featuring 60 of Mee's splendidly detailed, gorgeous botanical illustrations, along with field sketches and diary excerpts.
$45.00

Amazonia at the Crossroads, The Challenge of Sustainable Development

AMZ106
Anthony Hall
Brookings
2000
280
1900039311
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging analysis of development alternatives for the Amazon, including logging, mining, fisheries, agroforestry, and pharmaceuticuals.
$19.95

Monkeys of the Amazon

AMZ110
Nick Gordon
2007
96
1901268101
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A photographic celebration of the diversity of primates found in the Amazon basin, from the four-inch Pygmy Marmoset to local behemoth Humboldt's Woolly Monkey. Book size: 10in x 8.25in.
$22.65

Natural Acts, A Sidelong View of Science and Nature

NAT134
David Quammen
W. W. Norton & Company
2009
352
0393333604
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
Quammen augments this new edition of his debut collection of essays with a section of his best work since 1985.
$16.95

Amazon Expeditions, My Quest for the Ice-Age Equator

AMZ113
Paul Colinvaux
Yale University Press
2008
328
030011544X
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Ecologist Colinvaux's life-long work on the puzzle of biodiversity in the tropics takes him from the Alaskan tundra to Amazon jungles, the Galapagos, High Andes and the Darien Gap in Panama.
$69.00

The Fish People, Linguistic Exogamy and Tukanoan Identity in North Western Amazonia

AMZ116
Jean E. Jackson
Cambridge University Press
1983
302
0521278228
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Here, Jean Jackson discusses the Amazonian Bará, examining marriage, kinship, spatial organization and other features of their social landscape.
$74.99

The Lost City of Z

AMZ117
David Grann
Doubleday
2010
368
1400078458
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
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.
$16.95

Fordlandia, The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City

AMZ118
Greg Grandin
Metropolitan Books
2010
432
0312429622
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Grandin captures the spirit of WWI-era America, the remarkable industrialist Ford (richest man in the world at the time) -- and all the folly and hubris of recreating small town America in the Brazilian Amazon -- in this riveting history of a rubber plantation gone awry.
$19.00

Along the River that Flows Uphill: From the Orinoco to the Amazon

AMZ123
Miriam Murcutt, Richard Starks
Haus Publishing
2009
246
1906598320
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The account of adventures 1,000 miles up the Orinoco, along the length of Venezuela's Casiquiare River to Rio Negro and the Amazon.
$19.95

River of Darkness

AMZ129
Buddy Levy
Bantam Doubleday
2011
304
0553807501
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Levy recounts Gonzalo Pizarro and Francisco Orellana’s epic voyages down the Amazon in search of El Dorado in detal in this vivid account of 16th-century greed and folly.
$28.00

Spirit of the Huaorani, Lost Tribes of the Yasuni

AMZ131
Pete Oxford
Imagine Publishing
2009
144
0982293917
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this photographic tribute, Oxford and his wife Renee Bish, both longtime residents in Quito, capture rare, candid glimpses of the Huaorani and their home in the Ecuadorian Amazon.
$35.00

Mother of God, An Extraordinary Journey into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon

AMZ136
Paul Rosolie
HarperCollins
2014
320
0062259520
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Rosolie introduces us to the mysterious western Amazon jungles, revealing new ecosystems and exposing the endangered species black market.
$15.99

Noble Savages

VNZ9
Napoleon A. Chagnon
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2013
531
0684855100
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The 74-year-old anthropologist writes of the Amazon, his fieldwork since the 1960s and the fierce controversy surrounding his time with the Yanomami in this latest salvo, provocatively subtitled, My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes: The Yanomamo and the Anthropologists.
$32.50

On the Edge, The State and Fate of the World's Tropical Rainforests

AMZ138
Thomas E. Lovejoy (Foreword), Claude Martin
Douglas & McIntyre
2015
279
1771641401
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, up-to-date report on the world’s rainforests. The work of eight experts, including world-renowned ecologist Claude Martin, elucidates deforestation challenges for the 21st century.
$32.95

The Lost Amazon, The Photographic Journey of Richard Evans Schultes

AMZ144
Richard Evans Schultes (Photographer), Wade Davis
2016
176
1608876543
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Ethnobotanist Schultes disappeared into the Colombian Amazon and emerged 12 years later with more than 10,000 images of the tribes, specimens and landscapes he encountered deep in the jungles. This book pairs his photos with text by fellow ethnobotanist Wade Davis.
$40.00

Rain Forest

CRC101
National Geographic
National Geographic Video
1993
DVD
Film
0
0
0
0
By filming leaf-cutting ants, water-walking lizards, howler monkeys and plenty of other South American creatures, National Geographic created this classic portrayal of the tropical rainforest. Runtime: 60 minutes.
$19.95

Brazil, A Biography

BZL149
Heloisa M. Starling, Lilia Moritz Schwarcz
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2017
688
0374280495
HARD COVER
History
2/13/2018
0
0
0
0
Whether read in its entirety or "a la carte," this epic history of Brazil provides exemplary coverage of the country's economic and political dysfunction as it leads readers from the 16th century to 2016.
$35.00