Amazon Rainforest

One of my long standing obsessions, the mention of which send me into an excited  botanical and experiential frenzy. Here are some great books about this amazing part of the world.

John Hemming author of the following books and Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society London. He is also a great speaker – look into YouTube to catch one of his talks.

Naturalists in Paradise: Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon

 

Red Gold: The Conquest of the Brazilian Indians, 1500-1760

 

Tree of Rivers: The Story of the Amazon

The Conquest of the Incas