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Amazonia - A Special Place in the World

By | Copyright Year:2005 | ISBN-13: 9780170199155

Published:15/11/2004
Amazonia: A special place in the world’ has been written initially to meet the requirements of the NZ Social Studies curriculum. It has direct links to all the strands. This book is based on first-hand experience. Warren Johns lived in the Amazonian jungle for several years. During that time he worked among the Jivaro Indians, photographed them and recorded his observations.

CONTENTS

Unit 1 - Why Amazonia Is So Important
Unit 2 - Visiting Amazonia Can Be A Matter Of Life Or Death
Unit 3 - A Special Environment
- Inside the Living Green Machine
Unit 4 - Impressions of Amazonia
Unit 5 - Jungle Life
Unit 6 - The Indians
Unit 7 - Social Organisation
Unit 8 - Food
Unit 9 - Jungle Gardens Are Special Places
Unit 10 - Hunting
Unit 11 - Fishing
Unit 12 - Using the Jungle Warehouse
Unit 13 - Mobility
Unit 14 - The Outside World Came To Jivaro Territory
Unit 15 - Changing Work
Unit 16 - Changing Indian Lives
Unit 17 - Culture Clash
Unit 18 - Deforestation In Amazonia
Unit 19 - Environmental Damage To the Rain Forest
Unit 20 - Differing Attitudes and Values

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