The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
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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.
Praise for The Wayfinders:
The Wayfinders takes readers on a journey through time on a discovery of ancient wisdoms, languages and cultures.GOOD READING
As an anthropologist, ethnographer and ethnobotanist, Davis is a lovely writer. His metaphors are lyrical and always helpful.ILLAWARRA MERCURY
PUBLICATION DATE: 2010
EXTENT: 272 pages
SIZE: 208 x 138 mm
CATEGORY: General Non-fiction, Wade Davis,
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