The Tree where Man was Born
In this classic volume, Matthiessen exquisitely combines both nature and travel writing to bring East Africa to vivid life. He skillfully portrays the daily lives of herdsmen and hunter-gatherers; the drama of the predator kills; the hundreds of exotic animals; the breathtaking landscapes; and the area's turbulent natural, political, and social histories.
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Solomon ole Saibull ( Ngorongoro ) Yvonne and John Savidge ( Ruaha ) Kay
and George Schaller ( Seronera ) Serekieli ( Mt . Meru — Ngurdoto ) David
Stevens ( Manyara ) Símon Trevor ( Nairobi ) Kay and Myles Turner ( Seronera )
George B . Schaller , The Serengeti Lion , Univ . Chicago Press , 1972 (
uncorrected proofs ) . 4 . Frederick C . Selous , A Hunter ' s Wanderings in Africa ,
London , 1881 . 5 . Parrinder , op . cit . 6 . George B . Schaller and Gordon R .
Myles Turner , Conversations and Correspondence . Chapter VI 1 . D . M .
Sindiyo , " Game Department Field Experience in Public Education . ” E . African
Agric . & Forestry Journal , Vol . XXXIII , 1968 . 2 . George B . Schaller ,
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