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The Resource The serpent and the rainbow, Wade Davis

The serpent and the rainbow, Wade Davis

Label
The serpent and the rainbow
Title
The serpent and the rainbow
Statement of responsibility
Wade Davis
Title variation
A Harvard scientist's astonishing journey into the secret societies of Haitian voodoo, zombis, and magic
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Relates an ethnobotanist's journey into Haiti to investigate the legendary catatonic drugs used in "zombification," a search that widens into an exploration of Voudoun practices and beliefs
Cataloging source
UOK
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Davis, Wade
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Davis, Wade
  • Zombiism
  • Bizango (Cult)
  • Tetrodotoxin
  • Datura stramonium
  • Pharmacopoeias
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
Label
The serpent and the rainbow, Wade Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 1985
  • "A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
284670
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Touchstone edition.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9780684839295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780684839295
  • (Sirsi) ABL-7059
Label
The serpent and the rainbow, Wade Davis
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: 1985
  • "A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
284670
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Touchstone edition.
Extent
297 pages
Isbn
9780684839295
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780684839295
  • (Sirsi) ABL-7059

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