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The Resource African silences, Peter Matthiessen

African silences, Peter Matthiessen

Label
African silences
Title
African silences
Statement of responsibility
Peter Matthiessen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author's account of his travels in Western Africa in 1978 and in Eastern Africa in 1986 tells of the vanishing worlds of Africa and what is replacing them
Summary
Examines the harsh political and economic realities that are ravaging Africa and its inhabitants, offering studies of the rare animals faced with extinction and the individuals working to preserve wild Africa
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
168007
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Matthiessen, Peter
Dewey number
916.04/328
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT12.25
LC item number
.M39 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Matthiessen, Peter
  • Matthiessen, Peter
  • Africa
  • Natural history
  • Naturalists
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Natural history
  • Naturalists
  • Travel
  • Africa
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
African silences, Peter Matthiessen
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/90052893.html
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
African silences: Senegal, Gambia, Ivory Coast -- Of peacocks and gorillas: Zaire (1978) -- Pygmies and Pygmy elephants: the Congo basin (1986)
Control code
ocm22707869
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9780679400219
Lccn
90052893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)22707869
Label
African silences, Peter Matthiessen
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random0412/90052893.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
African silences: Senegal, Gambia, Ivory Coast -- Of peacocks and gorillas: Zaire (1978) -- Pygmies and Pygmy elephants: the Congo basin (1986)
Control code
ocm22707869
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
225 pages
Isbn
9780679400219
Lccn
90052893
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)22707869

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