John Hemming

Dr John Hemming was director of the Royal Geographical Society in London for twenty-one years. His expeditions in Amazonia include four in unexplored forests; leadership of the largest European-organised rainforest research programme (with 150 scientists and fifty forest technicians); and visits to forty-five indigenous groups, four at first contact. His books include a 2,100-page trilogy on the history of Brazilian indigenous peoples, and The Conquest of the Incas.

Books by John Hemming