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Beyond death: the Chinchorro mummies of ancient Chile

Bernardo T. Arriaza - 1995 - Medical - Snippet view
"Comprehensive study of 282 examples permits classification, description, and interpretation of mummification techniques and of details of health, diet, technology, settlement, and society between 5000 and 1700 BC. Argues that mummification was ...

In Search of Robinson Crusoe

Daisuke Takahashi - 2002 - History - Snippet view
A portrait of Alexander Selkirk, whose life inspired Daniel Defoe's classic, includes profiles of Selkirk's home and the island where he was stranded, as well as the author's month-long endeavor to survive there without modern tools or equipment.

The prize of all the oceans

Glyn Williams - 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view

The Natural History of Juan Fernández and Easter Island: Botany

Carl Skottsberg - 1956 - Natural history - Snippet view

National Geographic Traveler Peru

Rob Rachowiecki - 2009 - Travel - Limited preview
A popular series of guidebooks for the modern-day traveler offering information on cities and countries around the world continues, presenting up-to-date backgrounds and descriptions, detailed maps, hundreds of photographs, and much more ...

Ecuador and Galapagos

Rachel Lawrence, Brian Bell - 2007 - Travel - No preview available