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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+ Gela SERENGETI SALEI PLAIN Lemuta Hill 4 Ol Doinyo Lengai SERENGETI
NAT PARK + Naabl Hill + Kerimasi ... tribes approximate and variable ) A BANTU
O HAMITIC V NILOTIC Lake SIPUNGA HILLS Lake KAINAM PLATEAU GIYEDA ...
Northward beyond Loliondo , in Maasai Land , it touches the Loita Hills and the
plateaus of the Maasai Mara , in Kenya ; to the south , it dies away in the arid
thorn scrub west of Lake Eyasi . This eastern region of the plain lies in the rain ...
They are happy we are to visit them and delighted to pile the zebra meat into the
Land Rover , for the day is hot and dry and from here to where these Hadza live ,
behind the Sipunga Hills , is perhaps six miles of stony walking . The eldest ...
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