The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
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The Wayfinders

Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World

By Wade Davis

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Format: Paperback, 272 pages
Published In: Australia, 01 February 2010
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. Wade Davis will coming to Australia on a lecture tour in September 2011: Keynote Address, "Big Issues: Inspirational Thinking" YPO/WPO Regional Conference, Melbourne, Australia, September 1-3, 2011 Keynote Address, AP/CCC Council Dinner, The Nature Conservancy, Darwin, Australia, September 8, 2011 The Thomas Foundation Conservation Oration, Brisbane, September 10, 2011 Speaker, Brisbane Writer's Festival, Brisbane, September 11, 2011 National Press Club, Canberra, September 13, 2011 Keynote Address, Trust for Nature, Melbourne, September 15, 2011
EAN: 9781742580524
ISBN: 1742580521
Publisher: UWAP
Dimensions: 20.8 x 13.8 centimeters (0.24 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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