Ivory, apes, and peacocks

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StatementSam Leaton Sebesta, editor.
SeriesIts Conference proceedings -- v. 12,
ContributionsSebesta, Sam Leaton.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 148 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22365314M

Ivory, Apes & Peacocks Hardcover. out of 5 stars 62 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover from Ivory /5(62).

In Ivory, Apes & Peacocks, Alan tells the story of his life's work, from his arrival in Kenya as a young boy (furious at having to leave behind Britain's birds) to his game-changing films, which looked at whole ecosystems (baobab trees, termite mounds) rather than the Big Five animals. Along the way we encounter Sally the pet hippo and Emily /5(19).

The book: Ivory, Apes & Peacocks: Animals, Adventure and Discovery in the Wild Places of Africa The author: Alan Root, British nature filmmaker The subject: Root's life growing up in Africa and later working there as a pioneering nature filmmaker.

Why I chose it: I am interested in natural history and saw it in the library while browsing/5. Brian Jackman thoroughly enjoys Alan Root's Ivory, Apes and Peacocks.

Among them is the Ivory that gave Root the title for his book. After filming elephants and Africa’s greatest apes, the 5/5. Bahr objects that "no gold is found in Spain, but few peacocks, and little ivory;" but Rawlinson, on the other hand, affirms that "Spain had the richest silver mines known in the ancient apes, and had a good deal of gold also" (Plin., Nat.

Hist. ), while "apes and ivory were produced by the opposite coast of Africa" (Herod. "Ivory, Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre.

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Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dibb, C. Emily. Ivory, apes, and peacocks. Ivory Bulawayo: Books of Zimbabwe,   Praise for Ivory, Apes & Peacocks “Written by a consummate wordsmith, Alan Root’s enthralling memoir is the best true-life adventure story to come out of Africa for years.

The final chapter, which describes Root’s last moments with Joan, I. But he made merry over the ivory, apes, and peacocks of existence. He seems less French than he is in his self-mockery, yet he is a true son of his time and of his country.

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This young Hamlet, who doubted the constancy of his mother the moon, was a very buffoon; I am the new buffoon of dusty eternities, might have been his declaration; a buffoon. Ivory, and Apes, and Peacocks. by Poul Anderson. To Victor Fernandez-Davila. While Solomon was in all his glory and the Temple was a-building, Manse Everard came to Tyre of the purple.

Almost at once, he was in peril of his life. That mattered little in itself. Ivory, Apes & Peacocks tells the story of his life’s work, from his arrival in Kenya as a young boy to the making of his game-changing films.

From a hot-air balloon Alan was the first to track the wildebeest migration; then he flew it over Kilimanjaro. Buy Ivory, Apes & Peacocks: Animals, adventure and discovery in the wild places of Africa by Root, Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(67).

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Ivory, Apes and Peacocks Contents: The genius of Joseph Conrad -- A visit to Walt Whitman -- The buffoon of the new eternities: Jules LaForgue -- Dostoïevsky and Tolstoy, and the younger choir of Russian writers -- Arnold Schoenberg -- Music of to-day and to-morrow -- Frank Wedekind -- The magic Vermeer -- Richard Strauss at Stuttgart -- Max.

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Alan Root is one of Africa's most bitten. In the course of his adventures he has been mauled by a leopard, a silverback 5/5. Ivory, Apes & Peacocks,by Alan Root. Chatto & Windus £20 ☎ £ inc p&p. Rating: You may not have heard of Alan Root, but you almost certainly know his work.

Ivory, Apes & Peacocks tells the story of his life's work, from his arrival in Kenya as a young boy to the making of his game-changing films. From a hot-air balloon Alan was the first to track the wildebeest migration; then he flew it over Kilimanjaro.

Book review: Ivory, Apes and Peacocks. Mar 7, Share this article: There is never a dull moment in this book, which you will find difficult to put down. It is most entertaining, while.

In Ivory, Apes & Peacocks, Alan tells the story of his life’s work, from his arrival in Kenya as a young boy (furious at having to leave behind Britain’s birds) to the making of his game-changing films.

Instead of sticking to the Big Five animals, these looked up close at whole ecosystems – baobab trees, termite mounds, natural springs.

Ivory, Apes and Peacocks. by Alan Root. ISBN: SKU: Alan Root is one of the great wildlife pioneers. Ivory, apes, and peacocks Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

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From a hot-air balloon Alan was the first to track the wildebeest migration; then he flew it over Kilimanjaro. If I may add to what has already been written in other good answers. The zenith of the Israelite monarchy was reached during the reign of king Solomon, and Solomon’s glory is being described in this passage.

When we read 2 Chronicles 8–9 we may be. Visit the post for more. LOCATION: Underline: W 20th St NY,NY () 2 Chronicles KJV: For the king's ships went to Tarshish with the servants of Huram: every three years once came the ships of Tarshish bringing gold. Book from Project Gutenberg: Ivory Apes and Peacocks Addeddate Call number gutenberg etext# Creator-alias Huneker, James Gibbons Identifier ivoryapesandpeacgut Identifier-ark ark://t74t7s18q Rights Public domain in the USA.

Ivory, Apes & Peacocks by Alan Root,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Once every three years the fleet of ships of Tarshish used to come bringing gold, silver, ivory, apes, and peacocks.” New International Version: “The king had a fleet of trading ships at sea along with the ships of Hiram.

Once every three years it returned, carrying gold, silver and ivory, and apes and baboons.”.