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Pantanal

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Essential Reading Package-EXBZL102

PANTANAL. Buy these 4 items as a set for $70 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Bradt Pantanal Wildlife

BZL91
James Lowen
Bradt Publications
2010
169
1841623059
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
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.
$25.99

Mammals of the Pantanal

BZL68
Fiona Reid
Fiona Reid
2007
6
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
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.
$5.00

Lonely Planet Brazil

BZL15
Nick Selby, Andrew Draffen
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
768
1743217706
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
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.
$29.99

Brazil South Map

BZL136
Nelles
Nelles Guides
2013
1
3865742076
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An attractive map of south Brazil that includes all of Brazil south of Brasilia, all of the Pantanal, most of Uruguay and Paraguay and some of Bolivia and Argentina. Scaled at 1:2,500,000.
$13.95

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

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

Culture Smart! Brazil

BZL54
Sandra Branco
Kuperard
2014
168
1857336895
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise, well-illustrated and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture.
$9.95

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

The Traveling Nature Photographer

PHT31
Steven Morello (Photographer)
Schiffer Publishing
2008
176
0764330551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition.
$29.99

A Short History of Brazil, From Pre-colonial Peoples to Modern Economic Miracle

BZL132
Gordon Kerr
Trafalgar Square
2014
160
1843441969
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A wonderfully succinct history of Brazil which sprints from its indigenous peoples, discovery in 1500 and days as an independent monarchy to the present day. Kerr finishes with the difficulties Brazil faces in the 21st century: economic inequality, ruthless exploitation of the country’s natural resources and political corruption.
$16.95

Brazil

BZL117
Simona Stoppa
White Star
2014
272
8854408212
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This gorgeous collection of colorful photographs and accompanying text captures the spirit of modern Brazil, from the immense Amazon rainforest to the spectacular beaches of the Atlantic Coast to the colonial architecture of its sophisticated cities.
$34.95

Brazil

BZL125
Regis St. Louis
Sterling Publishing Company
2014
320
1847960529
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This well-designed coffee table book serves as an excellent, colorful primer to the country and its history, covering the varied landscapes, diverse cultures and regional customs, including Carnival and soccer.
$49.95

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 Accidental President of Brazil, A Memoir

BZL58
Bill Clinton (Introduction), Fernando Henrique Cardoso
Hachette
2006
291
158648429X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
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.
$16.00

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

Brazil, A Traveler's Literary Companion

BZL83
Alexis Levitin (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2009
256
1883513219
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
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.
$14.95

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

SAM30
John F. Eisenberg, Kent H. Redford
University of Chicago Press
1999
610
0226195422
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive survey of the 650 species of mammals of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.
$72.00

Photo Pantanal

BZL41
Tom Ulrich
Tom Ulrich
2002
112
0971526400
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$25.00

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

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

BZL23
Frederick A. Swarts (Editor)
Paragon House
2000
301
1557787913
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
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.
$19.95

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

Birds of Brazil, The Pantanal and Cerrado of Central Brazil

BZL90
John A. Gwynne, Robert Ridgely, Guy Tudor, Martha Argel
Comstock
2010
336
0801476461
FLEXI-BOUND
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring hundreds of color illustrations, this guide includes the 743 bird species of the Pantanal and Cerrado regions of Brazil.
$35.00

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

Birds of South America, Passerines

SAM221
Ber Van Perlo
Princeton University Press
2015
464
0691167966
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This sturdy guide to the perching birds of South America covers every known species, even those found on offshore islands like the Galapagos. The illustrated profiles cover 1,952 birds and include range maps and information on habitat, identification and vocalizations.
$29.95

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

Field Guide Birds of Brazil

BZL75
Ber Van Perlo
Oxford University Press
2009
496
0195301552
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive field guide features 187 beautifully drawn full-color plates with over 1,800 species accounts, including a distribution map for each species.
$39.95

For Kids

Here Is the Wetland

FLA77
Wayne McLoughlin (Illustrator), Madeleine Dunphy
Perseus
2007
32
0977379582
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A lyrical primer on wetland ecology for children 4-8 that celebrates the relationships between all the different flora and fauna. Part of Dunphy's award-winning Web of Life series.
$9.95

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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

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

Birds of Southern South America and Antarctica

SAM12
Martin D. la Pena, Maurice Rumboll
Princeton University Press
2001
224
0691090351
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
With color plates, range maps and brief descriptions, this is a compact regional guide.
$29.95

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

How to be A Carioca

BZL39
Priscilla Goslin
Morgan James Publishing
2008
137
8585556013
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An entertaining, useful guide to surviving and thriving in Rio de Janeiro.
$14.95

Xingu: The Indians, Their Myths

BZL81
Orlando & Claudio Villas Boas
Independent Publishers Group
2009
270
0285647482
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Originally published in 1973, this is the collection of tales by the pioneering Brazilian conservationists, instrumental in the founding of the Xingu National Park in the Mato Grosso.
$24.95

Hope, Human and Wild: True Stories of Living Lightly on the Earth

CON51
Bill McKibben
Milkweed Editions
2007
235
1571313001
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
McKibben writes movingly of successful environmental efforts in the Adirondacks, the Brazilian city of Curibita and the southern Indian state of Kerala.
$15.00

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