SURINAM: Stumbling Through the Dark Heart of South America's Forgotten Jungle

By: Westoll, Andrew

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349pp. Book clean. Spine firm. Colour-illustrated, flapped card wrapper lightly bumped only. Intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. The author, as a young biologist, first fell under Surinam's (alternate spelling 'Suriname') spell while studying monkeys in its primordial jungles. Five years later he returned to the little-known former Dutch colony in the north-east of South America. Westoll explores Surinam's bloody past, the allure of its wild places, the legends and rituals of its extraordinary people . . . Contents include: Prelims., Prologue. Part 1/ The Converting World. 2/ Borderlands. 3/ The People Here. Epilogue. Acks. Book weight approx. 412g.

Title: SURINAM: Stumbling Through the Dark Heart of South America's Forgotten Jungle

Author Name: Westoll, Andrew

Categories: Travel and Exploration, History - General,

Edition: First Thus, 1st Impression

Publisher: London, Old Street Publishing: 2009

ISBN Number: 1905847904

ISBN Number 13: 9781905847907

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013591

Keywords: Travel and Description, Surinam (Country), South America, History, Westoll, Andrew