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Mean and lowly things : snakes, science, and survival in the Congo

Author: Kate Jackson
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2005, the author ventured into the remote swamp forests of the northern Congo to collect reptiles and amphibians. Her camping equipment was rudimentary. She never imagined the physical and  Read more...

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Named Person: Kate Jackson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Jackson
ISBN: 9780674029743 0674029747
OCLC Number: 493850805
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 vol. (328 p.-[24] p. de pl.) : ill., cartes. ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Kate Jackson.

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As a travel book, Kate Jackson's account of snake collecting in the tropics is both humorous and dramatic...As an account of biological fieldwork under trying conditions, however, Jackson's book is Read more...

 
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