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The Resource In the arms of Africa : the life of Colin M. Turnbull, Roy Richard Grinker

In the arms of Africa : the life of Colin M. Turnbull, Roy Richard Grinker

Label
In the arms of Africa : the life of Colin M. Turnbull
Title
In the arms of Africa
Title remainder
the life of Colin M. Turnbull
Statement of responsibility
Roy Richard Grinker
Title variation
Africa
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Colin Turnbull was one of the most well-known anthropologists of the twentieth century." "Raised in the upper echelons of British society, Turnbull worked at various times as a gold miner, builder of the African Queen, and consultant to famed theater director Peter Brook. He lived through some of the most tumultuous events of the twentieth century; fighting in World War II and dying of AIDS in 1994"--Jacket
Summary
A biography of the Oxford-educated adventurer who made the Pygmies a household word looks at his life in the trenches of anthropology as well as his personal suffering as a gay man living with AIDS
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10361988
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 301/.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN21.T85
LC item number
G75 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the life of Colin M. Turnbull
Label
In the arms of Africa : the life of Colin M. Turnbull, Roy Richard Grinker
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Museum
  • The Edge of Humanity
  • Wild Correspondence
  • Rain
  • Peter Brook
  • Virginia
  • Withdrawal
  • Death Sentence
  • Together at Last
  • Pygmalion
  • The Wizard
  • Hothouse
  • Class
  • The Flute of Krishna
  • The Rain Forest
  • Magical Sounds
  • New York City
Control code
ocm42866182
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780312229467
Lccn
99058014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)42866182
Label
In the arms of Africa : the life of Colin M. Turnbull, Roy Richard Grinker
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-345) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Museum
  • The Edge of Humanity
  • Wild Correspondence
  • Rain
  • Peter Brook
  • Virginia
  • Withdrawal
  • Death Sentence
  • Together at Last
  • Pygmalion
  • The Wizard
  • Hothouse
  • Class
  • The Flute of Krishna
  • The Rain Forest
  • Magical Sounds
  • New York City
Control code
ocm42866182
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780312229467
Lccn
99058014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)42866182

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