The Resource The river sea : the Amazon in history, myth, and legend : a story of discovery, exploration, and exploitation, Marshall De Bruhl

The river sea : the Amazon in history, myth, and legend : a story of discovery, exploration, and exploitation, Marshall De Bruhl

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The river sea : the Amazon in history, myth, and legend : a story of discovery, exploration, and exploitation
Title
The river sea
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the Amazon in history, myth, and legend : a story of discovery, exploration, and exploitation
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Marshall De Bruhl
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since its discovery by Europeans in 1500, explorers, visionaries, soldiers of fortune, men of God, scientists, and slavers have been drawn to the legendary Amazon
Biography type
individual biography
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374375
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De Bruhl, Marshall
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981.1
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index present
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non fiction
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bibliography
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True
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  • Explorers
  • Travelers
  • Scientists
  • Amazon River
  • Amazon River
  • Amazon River
  • Amazon River Region
  • Amazon River Region
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the Amazon in history, myth, and legend
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The river sea : the Amazon in history, myth, and legend : a story of discovery, exploration, and exploitation, Marshall De Bruhl
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Publication
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-230) and index
Contents
The river sea : from the Andes to the Atlantic -- The Incas : the rise and fall of the empire of the sun -- The search for El Dorado : gold, spices, and blood -- Conquistadors for Christ : the holy fathers and the indigenous peoples -- The great powers in the Amazon basin : the struggle for control -- Nature's grand laboratory : European science discovers the Amazon -- The Peruvian Evangeline : the journey of María Isabel de Jesus GramesÃ3n y Godin -- "I must find out about the unity of nature" : the explorations of Alexander von Humboldt -- Three eminent Victorians in the "garden of the world" : Wallace, Bates, and Spruce explore the Amazon -- The great rubber boom : an Amazonian gilded age -- Exploitation, despoliation, or conservation : the river sea in the new millennium
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
235 p.
Isbn
9781582434902
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(hc.)
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2010017802
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map
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(Sirsi) i9781582434902
Label
The river sea : the Amazon in history, myth, and legend : a story of discovery, exploration, and exploitation, Marshall De Bruhl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-230) and index
Contents
The river sea : from the Andes to the Atlantic -- The Incas : the rise and fall of the empire of the sun -- The search for El Dorado : gold, spices, and blood -- Conquistadors for Christ : the holy fathers and the indigenous peoples -- The great powers in the Amazon basin : the struggle for control -- Nature's grand laboratory : European science discovers the Amazon -- The Peruvian Evangeline : the journey of María Isabel de Jesus GramesÃ3n y Godin -- "I must find out about the unity of nature" : the explorations of Alexander von Humboldt -- Three eminent Victorians in the "garden of the world" : Wallace, Bates, and Spruce explore the Amazon -- The great rubber boom : an Amazonian gilded age -- Exploitation, despoliation, or conservation : the river sea in the new millennium
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
235 p.
Isbn
9781582434902
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2010017802
Other physical details
map
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781582434902

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