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hardcover. This book examines encounters between the living and the dead in nineteenth-century highland Madagascar, considering the challenges that ghostly actors pose for writing history. Num Pages: 394 pages, 45 b/w illus. 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; HDD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 185 x 260 x 29. Weight in Grams: 980.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
325
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107036093
ISBN
9781107036093
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 83.84

Paperback. In the gloom it came along the branches towards me, its round, hypnotic eyes blazing, its spoon-like ears turning to and fro independently like radar dishes ..it was Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky come to life ..one of the most incredible creatures I had ever been privileged to meet. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1HSM; WNCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 146.
Publisher
Viking
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780670920686
ISBN
9780670920686
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Hardcover. The global agenda of Nature conservation has led to the creation of the Masoala National Park in Madagascar and to an exhibit in its support at a Swiss zoo, the centerpiece of which is a mini-rainforest replica. Does such a cooperation also trigger a connection between ordinary people in these two far-flung places? Series: Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology. Num Pages: 272 pages, 21 illus. BIC Classification: 1DFH; 1HSM; JHMC; RNT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 160 x 23. Weight in Grams: 526.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782385523
ISBN
9781782385523
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 156.17

Paperback. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 336 pages, 350 maps, 123 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1HSM; WNCB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140. Weight in Grams: 600.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472924094
ISBN
9781472924094
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 37.47

Paperback. The only field guide to every species recorded in Seychelles, covering over 250 species. Series: Helm Field Guides. Num Pages: 176 pages, 65 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1HSY; PSVW6; WNCB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 141 x 11. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408151518
ISBN
9781408151518
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 30.11

Hardback. This is the first book to compare the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with the experiences of those Chagossians who have moved to the UK since 2002. It provides a unique ethnographic comparative study of forced displacement and onward migration within the living memory of one community. Series Editor(s): Smith, Alexander. Series: New Ethnographies. Num Pages: 176 pages, Maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1HS; JFFN; JHM. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 240 x 164 x 19. Weight in Grams: 430.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719084300
ISBN
9780719084300
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 152.63

Hardback. In the spring of 1942, Britain's far-flung empire was in the greatest peril. North Africa was being overrun by the German Afrika Korps and in Southeast Asia, the forces of Imperial Japan had captured Singapore and were threatening India. Num Pages: 224 pages, 32 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1HSM; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBJH; HBWQ; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 164 x 23. Weight in Grams: 534.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781593820
ISBN
9781781593820
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 35.14

Hardcover. The landscapes of Madagascar have long delighted zoologists, who have discovered, in and among the island's baobad trees and thickets, a dizzying array of animals, including something approaching one hundred species of lemur. This book helps you explore these land animal extinctions. Num Pages: 296 pages, 21 colour plates, 87 halftones, 12 tables. BIC Classification: 1HSM; PSAF; RNKH1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 218 x 20. Weight in Grams: 928.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226143972
ISBN
9780226143972
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 39.10

Paperback. Deals with conservation and development in Madagascar Num Pages: 272 pages, 16 b&w, 1 table, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; GTB; KNAL; RNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 15. Weight in Grams: 431.
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253005779
ISBN
9780253005779
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 26.83

Hardback. Deals with conservation and development in Madagascar Num Pages: 272 pages, 16 b&w, 1 table, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; GTB; KNAL; RNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 22. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253003096
ISBN
9780253003096
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 80.57

Paperback. Adventures around the Maldives archipelago into the unexplored edges of paradise. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1HSV; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 164 x 25. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857886276
ISBN
9781857886276
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.50

Paperback. Num Pages: 115 pages. BIC Classification: 1HSU; JFSC; KCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 155. .
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781634857826
ISBN
9781634857826
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 133.91
€ 99.25

Paperback. Reveals the truth of how the United States conspired with Britain to forcibly expel Diego Garcia's indigenous people - the Chagossians - and deport them to slums in Mauritius and the Seychelles, where most live in dire poverty. This title chronicles the Chagossians' story as they struggle to survive in exile and fight to return to their homeland. Num Pages: 288 pages, 12 halftones. 2 tables. 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1HS; HB; JHMC; JPVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 232 x 154 x 19. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
With a New afterword by the author
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691149837
ISBN
9780691149837
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 26.88

Paperback. Long considered both best friend and worst enemy to humankind, fire is at once creative and destructive. In the endangered tropical paradise of Madagascar, the two faces of fires have fueled a century- long conflict between rural farmers and island leaders. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; RNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 165 x 22. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226461410
ISBN
9780226461410
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 32.21

Hardback. Provides critical insight into the dynamics of contemporary Mauritian society. In this researched study of ethnic, gender and racial discrimination in Mauritius, the author, a native anthropologist, addresses debates carried out in many developing societies on subaltern identities, ethnicity, poverty and social injustice. Series: New Directions in Anthropology. Num Pages: 15 photos, 5 maps and 3 diagrams. BIC Classification: 1HSU; JHMP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 151 x 19. Weight in Grams: 468.
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845450755
ISBN
9781845450755
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 155.88

Paperback. Betafo, a rural community in central Madagascar, is divided between descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves. Anthropologist David Graeber uncovers the layers of historical, social, and cultural knowledge required to understand a disastrous communal ordeal and elaborates a new view of power, inequality, and the political role of narrative. Num Pages: 488 pages, 9 figures, 7 maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; GTB; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 156 x 31. Weight in Grams: 706.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253219152
ISBN
9780253219152
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 31.18

Paperback. Madagascar Highlights Guide - Travel information and expert tips including trip planning and tour operators, endemic wildlife, birdwatching and must-see sights. This full-colour guide features detailed maps, suggested itineraries, Nosy Be, Antananarivo, conservation projects, birders' map, field guide to lemurs, chameleons, exotic flora and fauna. Series: Bradt Travel Guides (Highlights Guides). Num Pages: 272 pages, Full colour photos throughout, 21 maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 216 x 17. Weight in Grams: 496. Series: Bradt Travel Guides (Highlights Guides). 272 pages, Full colour photos throughout, 21 maps. Madagascar's isolation means most of its mammals, birds, and plants exist nowhere else on earth. This title showcases the best of the island with details of the sights included in tour operators' itineraries; trips along the Route Nationale 7, around Nosy Be, days trips around Antananarivo, and tours to the east and southwest of the country. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1HSM; WTH. Dimension: 150 x 216 x 17. Weight: 492.
Publisher
Bradt Travel Guides
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841624259
ISBN
9781841624259
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 21.22

Paperback. Madagascar: the Eighth Continent - Holiday reads and travel literature by Peter Tyson featuring cutting-edge science and conservation, endemic flora and fauna. This narrative explores the biodiversity of island wildlife, habitats, Malagasy cultural history and festivals, includes a details on pygmy hippo, lemurs, chameleons, aye ayes and baobabs. Series: Bradt Travel Guides (Travel Literature). Num Pages: 440 pages, 8pp of colour + 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 29. Weight in Grams: 446. Life, Death and Discovery in a Lost World. Series: Bradt Travel Guides (Travel Literature). 440 pages, 8pp of colour + 1 map. Madagascar is a land where lizards scream and monkey-like lemurs sing songs of inexpressible beauty. Known as Great Red Island, it is a place where fosse and tenures, van gas and aye ayes thrive in a true 'Lost World' alongside bizarre plants like octopus tree and three-cornered palm. This title is suitable for those about to travel to Madagascar. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1HSM; WTH. Dimension: 132 x 198 x 29. Weight: 440.
Publisher
Bradt Travel Guides
Number of pages
440
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841624419
ISBN
9781841624419
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.66

Paperback. Made in Madagascar is an innovative ethnography that explores the tensions and negotiations between the local Malagasy people and foreigners with sensitivity and a critical eye. Series: Teaching Culture: UTP Ethnographies for the Classroom. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 8. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
University of Toronto Press Canada
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442603745
ISBN
9781442603745
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 28.95

Paperback. Born in Scotland and a former leader-writer on The Morning Star, Judge John Gorrie devoted his life to the service of the British empire and to the ideal that English law must treat all men fairly, whatever their race, religion, class, or creed. Those beliefs are reflected in this previously unpublished novel. Editor(s): Carter, Marina; Toorawa, Shawkat M. Series: Cultural Legacies. Num Pages: 282 pages. BIC Classification: 1HSU; 1KJW; FV; JFSL1; LNDC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 181 x 254 x 16. Weight in Grams: 546.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Pink Pigeon Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
282
Condition
New
SKU
V9780953991686
ISBN
9780953991686
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.22

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