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The first Eden : the Mediterranean world and man

Author: David Attenborough
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Explores the history and current state of the Mediterranean region which became a cradle of civilization.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Attenborough, David, 1926-
First Eden.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1987
(OCoLC)747050231
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Attenborough
ISBN: 0316057509 9780316057509
OCLC Number: 16579330
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The making of the garden. The filling of the sea ; The population of the waters ; The animals of the islands ; The changing climate ; Surviving the summer ; The arrival of mankind --
pt. 2. The gods enslaved. The sacred animals of prehistory ; The animal gods of Egypt ; The kingdoms of the bull god ; The butchery of the gods --
pt. 3. The wastes of war. The taming of the horse ; The triumphs of Islam ; The animal myths of Europe ; The migrations of the Crusaders ; Eastern animals move west ; The destruction of the forests --
pt. 4. Strangers in the garden. Marine invaders from the east ; Terrestrial invaders from the west ; The human invasion ; The plunder of the wildlife ; The relics of Eden.
Responsibility: David Attenborough.

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Explores the history and current state of the Mediterranean region which became a cradle of civilization.

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