The Resource The enchanted Amazon rain forest : stories from a vanishing world, Nigel J.H. Smith

The enchanted Amazon rain forest : stories from a vanishing world, Nigel J.H. Smith

Label
The enchanted Amazon rain forest : stories from a vanishing world
Title
The enchanted Amazon rain forest
Title remainder
stories from a vanishing world
Statement of responsibility
Nigel J.H. Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Insightful work, written for a popular audience, offers reader a general understanding of the region"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
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Smith, Nigel J. H.
Dewey number
398/.0981/1
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GR133.A43
LC item number
S65 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Folklore
  • Indians of South America
  • Nature
  • Indios de la Región del Río Amazonas
  • Hombrea
  • Regenwouden
  • Folklore
  • Écologie humaine
  • Folklore
  • Écologie humaine
  • Indiens
  • Mythos
  • Natur
  • Amazonastiefland
Summary URI
http://www.loc.gov/hlas/
Label
The enchanted Amazon rain forest : stories from a vanishing world, Nigel J.H. Smith
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-184) and index
Contents
1. Lore and Land in Transition -- 2. Forests, Rivers, and Minerals -- 3. People and Place -- 4. Goblins, Ghosts, and Hunters -- 5. Submerged Spirits -- 6. A Hex on Hunters and Fishermen -- 7. Perilous Flesh -- 8. Evil Eye -- 9. Trees, Treasure, and Treachery -- 10. Haunted Streets -- 11. The Changing Panorama -- Appendix 1. Checklist of Scientific and Common Names of Plants -- Appendix 2. Checklist of Scientific and Common Names of Animals -- Appendix 3. Game Considered Reimoso by Fifty-nine Colonists along the Transamazon Highway, Brazil, 1978-1979 -- Appendix 4. Fish Considered Reimoso by Fifty-eight Fishermen in the Vicinity of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, 1977 -- Appendix 5. Some Supernatural Entities in the Cosmology of Rural People in the Brazilian Amazon, with Their Habitat, Function, and Danger to Humans
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 194 pages
Form of item
online
Other control number
SPKT330203
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033587409
Label
The enchanted Amazon rain forest : stories from a vanishing world, Nigel J.H. Smith
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-184) and index
Contents
1. Lore and Land in Transition -- 2. Forests, Rivers, and Minerals -- 3. People and Place -- 4. Goblins, Ghosts, and Hunters -- 5. Submerged Spirits -- 6. A Hex on Hunters and Fishermen -- 7. Perilous Flesh -- 8. Evil Eye -- 9. Trees, Treasure, and Treachery -- 10. Haunted Streets -- 11. The Changing Panorama -- Appendix 1. Checklist of Scientific and Common Names of Plants -- Appendix 2. Checklist of Scientific and Common Names of Animals -- Appendix 3. Game Considered Reimoso by Fifty-nine Colonists along the Transamazon Highway, Brazil, 1978-1979 -- Appendix 4. Fish Considered Reimoso by Fifty-eight Fishermen in the Vicinity of Itacoatiara, Amazonas, 1977 -- Appendix 5. Some Supernatural Entities in the Cosmology of Rural People in the Brazilian Amazon, with Their Habitat, Function, and Danger to Humans
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 194 pages
Form of item
online
Other control number
SPKT330203
Other physical details
illustrations, maps)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033587409

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