AMAZONIA PERDIDA. La Odisea Fotografica en Colombia de Richard Evans Schultes
Davis, Wade.

Bogotá: Villegas Editores, 2009. First edition xxv.,160p., maps, photo plates, facsimiles, bibl., boards, oblong, 8vo, dust jacket. New Hardcover 9789588306414 Black-and-white period photos plates, of ethnographic and natural history related interest, cataloging the travels of internationally acclaimed American Ethnographer and Botanist, Richard Evans Schultes, (1915-2001) throughout the Colombian Amazon. "He may be considered the father of modern ethnobotany, for his studies of indigenous peoples' (especially the indigenous peoples of the Americas) uses of plants, including especially entheogenic or hallucinogenic plants (particularly in Mexico and the Amazon), for his lifelong collaborations with chemists and for his charismatic influence as an educator at Harvard University on a number of students and colleagues who went on to write popular books and assume influential positions in museums, botanical gardens, and popular culture". Printed on semi-glossy coated stock. The first edition in English is entitled "The Lost Amazon. The Photographic Journal of Richard Evans Schultes," Chronicle Books 2004 (Item ID: 149893)


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