THE RIUER SEN: Men and Medicine Move-ln on the Amazon


Mustering all their resources of will and strength, arming themselves with weapons of modern development from the bulldozer to the hypodermic needle, men are again battling to tame the wild basin of the Amazon. From the moldering towns that stand as monuments to earlier defeats, new roads are slashing into the jungle; virgin timber crashes down, letting in sunlight and packhorse aircraft. Raw new concrete emerges from forms to make the walls of factories, the piers of bridges, the foundations for machines. This time modern man, with all his new tools,...

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