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The Resource The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker

The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker

Label
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
Title
The mapmaker's wife
Title remainder
a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon
Statement of responsibility
Robert Whitaker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitaker, Robert
Dewey number
  • 981/.1032/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F2546
LC item number
.W46 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Godin des Odonais, Isabelle de Grandmaison
  • Godin des Odonais, Jean
  • Mission géodésique (France)
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Amazon River Region
  • Ecuador
  • France
Label
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0412/2003026902.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-337) and index
Contents
A Sunday in 1769 -- Not quite round -- A daughter of Peru -- The mapmakers -- Voyage to Quito -- Measuring the baseline -- High-altitude science -- Death in the afternoon -- Marriage in Quito -- Down the Amazon -- A continent apart -- Lost on the Bobonaza -- Into the jungle -- Deliverance -- Saint Amand
Control code
BRD00045004
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 352 p.
Isbn
9780738208084
Lccn
2003026902
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780738208084
  • (Sirsi) 488205
  • (OCoLC)53939230
Label
The mapmaker's wife : a true tale of love, murder, and survival in the Amazon, Robert Whitaker
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0412/2003026902.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-337) and index
Contents
A Sunday in 1769 -- Not quite round -- A daughter of Peru -- The mapmakers -- Voyage to Quito -- Measuring the baseline -- High-altitude science -- Death in the afternoon -- Marriage in Quito -- Down the Amazon -- A continent apart -- Lost on the Bobonaza -- Into the jungle -- Deliverance -- Saint Amand
Control code
BRD00045004
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 352 p.
Isbn
9780738208084
Lccn
2003026902
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780738208084
  • (Sirsi) 488205
  • (OCoLC)53939230

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