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The Resource Among the islands, Tim Flannery

Among the islands, Tim Flannery

Label
Among the islands
Title
Among the islands
Statement of responsibility
Tim Flannery
Title variation
Adventures in the Pacific
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty-five years ago, a young curator of mammals from the Australian Museum in Sydney set out to research the fauna of the Pacific Islands. With accounts of discovering, naming and sometimes eating new mammal species; being thwarted or aided by local customs; and historic scientific expeditions, Tim Flannery takes us on an enthralling journey
Has edition
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Flannery, Tim F.
Dewey number
910.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT9971.F53
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flannery, Tim F.
  • Islands of the Pacific
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Scientists
  • Zoology
  • Animals
Label
Among the islands, Tim Flannery
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in Australia in 2011 by The Text Publishing Company"--Title page verso
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-238) and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. In the realm of the Sunbird. Woodlark, the wandering isle ; Arrival of the Snake Man ; Alcester, the lonely isle ; Goodenough not near enough ; Island of lepers -- pt. 2. Bismarck's Isles. Manus ; New Ireland, and travelling in time -- pt. 3. The Solomon Islands. Guadalcanal : emperor, king, and Little Pig ; Probing towards the summit ; Makira's mysterious rat ; Malaita ; The face never seen ; Poncelet's giant and the last great forest -- pt. 4. Fiji and New Caledonia. Bats at the limit ; Fiji's garden Isle ; Nouvelle Calédonie ; The mystery of Mont Panié
Control code
ocn814230235
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
246 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9780802120403
Lccn
2012533360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)814230235
Label
Among the islands, Tim Flannery
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • "First published in Australia in 2011 by The Text Publishing Company"--Title page verso
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-238) and index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. In the realm of the Sunbird. Woodlark, the wandering isle ; Arrival of the Snake Man ; Alcester, the lonely isle ; Goodenough not near enough ; Island of lepers -- pt. 2. Bismarck's Isles. Manus ; New Ireland, and travelling in time -- pt. 3. The Solomon Islands. Guadalcanal : emperor, king, and Little Pig ; Probing towards the summit ; Makira's mysterious rat ; Malaita ; The face never seen ; Poncelet's giant and the last great forest -- pt. 4. Fiji and New Caledonia. Bats at the limit ; Fiji's garden Isle ; Nouvelle Calédonie ; The mystery of Mont Panié
Control code
ocn814230235
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
246 pages, 8 pages of plates
Isbn
9780802120403
Lccn
2012533360
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)814230235

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