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The Wayfinders

Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

CBC Massey Lectures

by Wade Davis

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Many of us have been alarmed by accelerating rates of extinction among plants and animals on our planet. But how many of us know that human cultures are going extinct at any even more shocking rate? In The Wayfinders, bestselling author Wade Davis offers a gripping and enlightening account of this urgent crisis. He leads us on a fascinating tour through a handful of indigenous cultures, describing the worldviews they represent and reminding us of the encroaching danger to humankind's survival should they disappear. An enlightening, inspiring, and cautionary look at vanishing cultures from one of the world's most distinguished anthropologists.


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Publisher: House of Anansi Press Inc.

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  • ISBN: 9780887849695
  • Release date: June 25, 2010

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  • ISBN: 9780887849695
  • File size: 360 KB
  • Release date: June 25, 2010

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Many of us have been alarmed by accelerating rates of extinction among plants and animals on our planet. But how many of us know that human cultures are going extinct at any even more shocking rate? In The Wayfinders, bestselling author Wade Davis offers a gripping and enlightening account of this urgent crisis. He leads us on a fascinating tour through a handful of indigenous cultures, describing the worldviews they represent and reminding us of the encroaching danger to humankind's survival should they disappear. An enlightening, inspiring, and cautionary look at vanishing cultures from one of the world's most distinguished anthropologists.


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