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The Resource Naturalists in paradise : Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon, John Hemming

Naturalists in paradise : Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon, John Hemming

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Naturalists in paradise : Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon
Title
Naturalists in paradise
Title remainder
Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon
Statement of responsibility
John Hemming
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Written in a narrative style appealing to general readers and scholars, this work details the adventures, discoveries, dangers, and hardships of three British naturalists who separately explored the Amazon region in the 19th century: Alfred Russel Wallace, Henry Walter Bates, and Richard Spruce. The book includes a detailed timeline, contemporary maps, and a wealth of b&w historical illustrations and photos. Author John Hemming has researched and traveled in the Amazon region. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10428998
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hemming, John
Dewey number
508.81
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.H446 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wallace, Alfred Russel
  • Bates, Henry Walter
  • Spruce, Richard
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Natural history
  • Naturalists
  • Naturalists
  • Indians of South America
  • Amazon River Region
  • Amazon River Region
  • Bates, Henry Walter
  • Spruce, Richard
  • Wallace, Alfred Russel
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Indians of South America
  • Natural history
  • Naturalists
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Travel
  • Amazon River Region
  • Great Britain
  • Wallace, Alfred Russel
  • Bates, Henry Walter
  • Spruce, Richard
  • Entdeckungsreise
  • Amazonas-Gebiet
Target audience
adult
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Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon
Label
Naturalists in paradise : Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon, John Hemming
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A naturalist's paradise -- Antecedents -- Enterprising young men -- The mouth of the Amazon -- Into Amazonia -- Manaus -- Wallace on the Rio Negro -- Into the unknown -- Calamities -- Bates on the Amazon -- Spruce climbs to the Andes -- Later lives : the Amazonian legacy -- Timeline
Control code
ocn881207926
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780500252109
Lccn
2014944634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881207926
Label
Naturalists in paradise : Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon, John Hemming
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A naturalist's paradise -- Antecedents -- Enterprising young men -- The mouth of the Amazon -- Into Amazonia -- Manaus -- Wallace on the Rio Negro -- Into the unknown -- Calamities -- Bates on the Amazon -- Spruce climbs to the Andes -- Later lives : the Amazonian legacy -- Timeline
Control code
ocn881207926
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780500252109
Lccn
2014944634
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881207926

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