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Tibet wild

George B. Schaller

Tibet wild

journeys on the roof of the world

by George B. Schaller

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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural history,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGeorge B. Schaller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH181 .S35 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25132380M
    ISBN 101610911725
    ISBN 109781610911726
    LC Control Number2011049249

      This book is an autobiographical record of the author's travels through Tibet and other "wild" areas of the world. Through the narrative the reader experiences the beauty of the area, the hardships of a field biologist, and also the frustration one has to feel reading of the discrepancy between the recommendations of an experienced conservationist and what is being done or not done by the Reviews: : Tibet Wild: A Naturalist's Journeys on the Roof of the World () by Schaller, George B. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at .

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    The book ends with a sad note and leaves the reader with a sense of loss, for a very large percentage of Tibet as the author knew it is destroyed since the Chinese invasion of The author truly is fortunate to have That was one hell of a travelogue/5(). 2 Tibet Wild a venture arranged by World Wildlife Fund. After the conclusion of that project, I began eld research on the high Tibetan Plateau of western China, and I continue with it still, drawn to the luminous landscape, the wildlife, and the Tibetan culture. Tibetan rugs cover the oor of our room.


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