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He selected a place which commanded as long vistas as possible up-stream and down, and which therefore might be at the angle of a bend; landed; cut away the branches which obstructed the view; and set up the sighting-pole—incidentally encountering maribundi wasps and swarms of biting and singing ants.
The River of Doubt
Theodore
Roosevelt
Through the Brazilian Wilderness
 
Theodore Roosevelt
 
Biographical account of hunting, camping and “zoogeographical reconnoissance” with his son Kermit.
 
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CONTENTS
Preface  Illustrations  Bibliographic Record  Subject Index
 
NEW YORK: CHARLES SCRIBNER’S SONS, 1914
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2000
 
 
  1. The Start
  2. Up the Paraguay
  3. A Jaguar-Hunt on the Taquary
  4. The Headwaters of the Paraguay
  5. Up the River of Tapirs
  6. Through the Highland Wilderness of Western Brazil
  7. With a Mule-Train Across Nhambiquara Land
  8. The River of Doubt
  9. Down an Unknown River into the Equatorial Forest
  10. To the Amazon and Home; Zoological and Geographical Results of the Expedition
Appendices
  1. The Work Of the Field Zoologist and Field Geographer in South America
  2. The Outfit for Travelling in the South American Wilderness
  3. My Letter of May 1 to General Lauro Müller
 
 
 
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