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What Lives In The Borneo Jungle? Discover

Author : Discover Press
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Explore the world with Discover Press! This is a wildlife photography and facts book intended for early readers! Make sure to pay attention throughout the entire book because you'll be tested for your knowledge at the end. Discover other exciting titles with Discover Press!

Animals Fish And Birds Oh My Life In The Borneo Jungle Curious Kids Press

Author : Curious Kids Press
ISBN : 1499365004
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Thanks for checking out another addition from Curious Kids Press. In this book you will find 15 amazing animal facts accompanied by high quality photos! At the end of this book you will also discover 5 quiz questions for testing your knowledge. This book is perfect for a "read-along" learning experience with your child. Grab your copy today!

Visual Celebration Of Borneo S Wildlife

Author : Fanny Lai
ISBN : 9781462919079
Genre : Nature
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This Borneo wildlife pictorial offers nature lovers, visitors to Borneo and armchair explorers an unparalleled introduction to this mysterious treasure island. Illustrated with more than 350 images, taken by Bjorn Olesen and other wildlife photographers, A Visual Celebration of Borneo's Wildlife is a photographic tribute to the most spectacular wildlife species on the second-largest tropical island on Earth. It displays nature's beauty, revealing many private moments of the astonishing biodiversity of Borneo, where nature runs riot. Based on the latest research, it is filled with captivating little-known facts about the wildlife that modern-day travelers may come across when visiting this enchanting island. It also describes the top 16 wildlife locations in Borneo, with a comprehensive list of recommended reading, websites and blogs provided. Also included is a foreword by HRH Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, President of Fauna & Flora International. **All of the authors' royalties will be donated to Fauna & Flora International for nature conservation work in Southeast Asia.**

Penans The Vanishing Nomads Of Borneo

Author : Dennis Lau
ISBN : UOM:39015046390897
Genre : Borneo
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Wild Borneo

Author : J. Cede Prudente
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114403038
Genre : Nature
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"Wild Borneo is a beautifully photographed and eloquently written celebration of Borneo's gorgeous scenery, vast wealth of plant and animal life, and fascinating local peoples. Also featured in depth are efforts to protect the island's rainforests - world hotspots of species biodiversity - and to build a long-term global approach to conserving the multitude of natural treasures found on this unique, spectacular island." -- dust jacket.

Country Life

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ISBN : CHI:096365600
Genre : Art
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Nomads Of The Borneo Rainforest

Author : Bernard Sellato
ISBN : 0824815661
Genre : Social Science
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The Punan societies of Borneo, traditionally nomadic rainforest hunters and gatherers, have undergone a transformation over the past centuries. As downriver farming peoples expanded upstream and their cultures and technologies diffused, the Punan gradually abandoned their nomadic existence for a more sedentary life of trade-related activities and subsistence agriculture. But the culture that has emerged from these changes is still based on the enduring ideological premises of nomadism. This study, historical in perspective, examines the many factors - ecological, economic, commercial, political, social, cultural, and ideological - that have played a part in this continuing transformation. Bernard Sellato spent much of the past twenty years in the center of Borneo living with more than a dozen nomadic or formerly nomadic groups. From that wealth of experience emerged this major ethnographic work focusing on two groups, the Bukat and the Kereho Busang. Sellato reconstructs their history largely from oral tradition, demonstrating its value in understanding the political, social, and economic history of societies without a written language. The text is enhanced by photographs, charts, and detailed maps that allow the reader to follow the progress of the Punan migrations. Originally published in French as Nomades et Sedentarisation a Borneo, the work was awarded the Jeanne Cuisinier prize for the best French book on Southeast Asia in the social sciences and humanities. The English translation, by Stephanie Morgan, contains a foreword by Georges Condominas.

In Borneo Jungles

Author : William Otterbein Krohn
ISBN : UCAL:B3739944
Genre : Borneo
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This is a first-hand account of the Dyak tribe of Borneo, written by an American forensic surgeon who travelled there in the 1920s to collect ethnological specimens for the Chicago Museum of Natural History.

The Life Of The Jungle

Author : Paul Westmacott Richards
ISBN : 0070460124
Genre : Jungle ecology
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North Borneo

Author : K. G. Tregonning
ISBN : UOM:39015065577945
Genre : North Borneo
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History of the country, its forests, swamps, mountains, and people.

Stranger In The Forest

Author : Eric Hansen
ISBN : UOM:39015029778365
Genre : Sarawak
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Money Logging

Author : Lukas Straumann
ISBN : 9783905252705
Genre : Political Science
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Money Logging investigates what Gordon Brown has called ìprobably the biggest environmental crime of our timesîóthe massive destruction of the Borneo rainforest by Malaysian loggers. Historian and campaigner Lukas Straumann goes in search not only of the lost forests and the people who used to call them home, but also the network of criminals who have earned billions through illegal timber sales and corruption. Straumann singles out Abdul Taib Mahmud, current governor of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, as the kingpin of this Asian timber mafia, while he shows that Taibís familyówith the complicity of global financial institutionsó have profited to the tune of 15 billion US dollars. Money Logging is a story of a people who have lost their ancient paradise to a wasteland of oil palm plantations, pollution, and corruptionóand how they hope to take it back.

Literature Of Travel And Exploration

Author : Jennifer Speake
ISBN : 9781135456634
Genre : Business & Economics
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Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.


Author : Mario Rautner
ISBN : UOM:39015081832811
Genre : Forest conservation
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Trailing Animals Around The World

Author : Charles Hamilton Seevers
ISBN : OSU:32435065283277
Genre : Animal behavior
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Bamboo In The Economy And Folk Life Of The Municipality Of Tabogon Cebu

Author : Tarcela Etulle Roflo
ISBN : UOM:39015015487864
Genre : Bamboo
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Borneo Rain Forest

Author : Mattias Klum
ISBN : STANFORD:36105111588849
Genre : Nature
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Shows and describes the plants and wildlife of the Borneo rain forest, and shares the experiences of the photographers

Borneo People

Author : Malcolm MacDonald
ISBN : UOM:39015015345542
Genre : Borneo
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A Sarawak Anthology

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105120043877
Genre : Bornean literature
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Plaited Arts From The Borneo Rainforest

Author : Bernard Sellato
ISBN : UCBK:C110234057
Genre : Art
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Plaited Arts from the Borneo Rainforest is the first comprehensive work of its kind and size. It promotes a "contextual" approach, combining not just botanical and technical, but also economic, social, and ritual elements. In short, the book focuses on how the people of Borneo rely on the plaited arts in their daily lives. The twenty-one contributors are the world's leading experts on the subject, scholars and artisans who live in Borneo or have spent many years there and have become deeply involved, on a personal and emotional level, with the people of the island and their cultures. They hail from ten different nations, including Malaysia and Indonesia, and from Borneo itself: Sarawak, Sabah, and Kalimantan. The work relies on firsthand experience in the field as it documents the variety and complexity of basketry. It is organized into twelve parts that discuss the ethnobotanical and technical aspects of basketry in Borneo, the "cultural region" in detail, mat styles and other specific basketry forms, changes in basketry, the current market, and the future of Borneo's basketry. An essay on style and identity is followed by an abundantly illustrated appendix that surveys the relation between the tropical environment and material culture. Finally, a selection of revised texts published by pioneer authors describe Borneo basketry during the decade before World War II. Contributors: Marieanne Davy Ball, Jean-François Bléhaut, Hanne Christensen, Pascal Couderc, Susi Dunsmore, Roy W. Hamilton, Arne Martin Klausen, Arnoud H. Klokke, Martin Lenjau, Robin Fedilis Lojiwin, Valerie Mashman, Heidi Munan, Patricia Nayoi, Mering Ngo, Janet Rata Noel, Patricia Regis, Diana Rose, Bernard Sellato, Martua T. Sirait, Dianne M. Tillotson.

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