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Land Without Evil: Utopian Journeys Across the South American Watershed
by Richard Gott
All too often, travel writers plunge into seemingly obscure parts of the globe with little knowledge of where they are, whom they are among or what has happened there in the past. In this trend-breaking anti-travel book, Richard Gott describes his own journey thru the heart of S. America, across the swampland that forms the watershed between the River Plate & the River ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published January 28th 1993 by Verso (London/NY)
(first published 1993)
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Feb 23, 2013 Erik Graff rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: S. American history fans
Recommended to Erik by: John McGough
While my stepbrother attended Shimer College I visited on several occasions, both socially and as a candidate for a teaching position there. Shimer, a small great books school, was at that time an extraordinary institution. All teachers administered. All administrators taught. Everyone made the same salary. A general assembly of all staff, trustees, students and interested alumni served as the ultimate authority--though alumni lacked the vote. All students took the same curriculum in the same or ...more