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

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .

Written in English

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  • Amazon River Region.,
  • Amazon River Region


  • Folklore -- Amazon River Region,
  • Indians of South America -- Amazon River Region -- Folklore,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Amazon River Region

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-184) and index.

Book details

StatementNigel J.H. Smith.
LC ClassificationsGR133.A43 S65 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL808864M
ISBN 100813013771
LC Control Number95045626

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