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Voyage au Xingú
30 mai 1896–26 octobre 1896

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  • Date Published: November 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108007412

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  • First published in Paris in 1897, this book describes the expedition to the Xingú River in the Amazon region of Brazil by the French scientist and explorer Henri Coudreau. Coudreau spent five months from May to October 1896 travelling down the Xingú by boat, beginning at the river's southern origin at Vitória and finishing in Pará, where it joins the Amazon. He carried out the most detailed explorations of the region up to that time, and is deservedly regarded as one of the great early anthropologists of the Amazon. This book describes the region's distinct eco-system and its warrior-like indigenous peoples. The book, which Coudreau wrote in less than a month, is characteristic of his strongly opinionated writing. It contains 68 illustrations and a map of the Xingú River.

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    • Date Published: November 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108007412
    • length: 244 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.4kg
    • contains: 68 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Départ dans la nuit du 30 mai
    2. Départ, le 7 juillet, de Fort Ambé
    3. Grandes cachoeiras
    4. Travessoes do Macayori
    5. La 'praia do Frio'
    6. Résolutions pour l'avenir
    7. Par la rive droite de l'Archipel des Miranda
    8. Igarapé Ambé
    9. La Volta Grande et l'Estrada Publica
    10. Calfatage par à peu près
    11. Travessao da Maré
    12. Conclusions
    Appendices.

  • Author

    Henri Anatole Coudreau

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