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The Wayfinders

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : House of Anansi

ISBN 10 : 9780887847660
ISBN 13 : 0887847668

Many of us are alarmed by the accelerating rates of extinction of plants and animals. But how many of us know that human cultures are going extinct at an even more shocking rate? W..


One River

Pub Date : 2010-05-11 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439126837
ISBN 13 : 1439126836

The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America—Richard Evans Schultes and his protégé Wade Davis—an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of nat..


Light At The Edge Of The World

Pub Date : 2009-12-01 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : D & M Publishers

ISBN 10 : 1926706897
ISBN 13 : 9781926706894

For more than 30 years, renowned anthropologist Wade Davis has traveled the globe, studying the mysteries of sacred plants and celebrating the world’s traditional cultures. His p..


Into The Silence

Pub Date : 2011-10-18 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307700568
ISBN 13 : 0307700569

The definitive story of the British adventurers who survived the trenches of World War I and went on to risk their lives climbing Mount Everest. On June 6, 1924, two men set out fr..


River Notes

Pub Date : 2012-10-17 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Island Press

ISBN 10 : 9781610912068
ISBN 13 : 1610912063

Plugged by no fewer than twenty-five dams, the Colorado is the world's most regulated river drainage. The Colorado River provides most of the water supply of Las Vegas, Tucson, and..


Cowboys Of The Americas

Pub Date : 1994-09 | Author : Richard W. Slatta | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300056710
ISBN 13 : 9780300056716

Lavishly illustrated with photographs, paintings, and movie stills, this Western Heritage Award-winning book explores what life was actually like for the working cowboy in North Am..


Shadows In The Sun

Pub Date : 2010-08-06 | Author : Wade Davis | Publisher : Island Press

ISBN 10 : 9781597267946
ISBN 13 : 1597267945

Wade Davis has been called "a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity." In Shadows in the Sun, he brings all of those gifts ..