The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

AUTHOR: Wade Davis
PUBLICATION DATE: 2010
FORMAT: Paperback
EXTENT: 272 pages
SIZE: 208 x 138 mm
ISBN: 9781742580524
RIGHTS: World
CATEGORY: General Non-fiction, Wade Davis,

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Wade Davis


Best selling Massey Lecture – The Wayfinders – takes readers on a journey through time on a discovery of ancient wisdoms, languages and cultures.

Some are already extinct, others are quickly on their way out. It is estimated that 50% of the languages spoken today will disappear in our lifetime.

The Wayfinders is an enlightening, awe-inspiring and cautionary look at vanishing cultures and languages from one of the world’s most celebrated and distinguished anthropologists.

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The Wayfinders takes readers on a journey through time on a discovery of ancient wisdoms, languages and cultures.

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As an anthropologist, ethnographer and ethnobotanist, Davis is a lovely writer. His metaphors are lyrical and always helpful.

ILLAWARRA MERCURY

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