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Lords and lemurs : mad scientists, kings with spears, and the survival of diversity in Madagascar

Author: Alison Jolly
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the rich human, plant, and animal diversity of this Isle off the East Coast of Africa, home to lemurs, unusual reptiles, and other creatures more at home in mythology than natural science.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jean de Heaulme
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Jolly
ISBN: 0618367519 9780618367511
OCLC Number: 54029494
Description: vi, 310 : ill. (some col.) , map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lemurs just behind their houses --
Meow! Sifaka! Pig-grunt-grunt-grunt-grunt : lemurs and lemur-watchers, 90,000,000 B.C. to 2000 A.D. --
He wanted the whole forest! : The de Heaulmes and the Tandroy, 1660-1940 --
I licked his feet very heartily : the Tandroy and their English slave, 1703-17I7 --
I begged my grandmother to tell the governor-general : famine, war, and revolution, 1940-1948 --
Me? I'm a lathe operator : the golden fibers, 1948-1960 --
A very cheap wife : Chantal and Fenistina and me, 1963-1975 --
If we hear they hurt you, we will come back with our spears : Malagasy socialism, 1971-1979 --
Our country is committing suicide : debt, conservation, and the bank, 1980-1992 --
SOS : save our south! : Famine, 1991-1992 --
Here the children inherit : Berenty, 2000 --
"This is anything but idiot. This is whole" : funeral at the Lucky Baobab, 2000 --
Epilogue : 2002, 2003.
Responsibility: Alison Jolly.
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Chronicles the rich human, plant, and animal diversity of this Isle off the East Coast of Africa, home to lemurs, unusual reptiles, and other creatures more at home in mythology than natural science.

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