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Title Ivory's ghosts : the white gold of history and the fate of elephants / John Frederick Walker.
Author Walker, John Frederick.
Publication New York : Grove Press, [2009]
Distribution Distributed by Publishers Group West
Copyright date ©2009
Description 1 online resource (312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-290) and index.
Contents Prologue. 1898 -- pt 1. Shapes in tusks. -- Mammoth teeth -- Tribute and treasure -- Master carvers' medium -- pt 2. Ivory under the saw. -- Piano keys and billiard balls -- "A tooth of ivory and a slave to carry it" -- Ivory hunters -- pt 3. The elephant dilemma. -- Researchers and poachers -- The ivory ban -- Elephant dreams, elephant realities -- Epilogue 2007.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Elephants -- Africa.
Ivory -- Economic aspects -- Africa.
Ivory industry -- Africa -- History.
Ivory industry -- Corrupt practices -- Africa.
Wildlife conservation -- Africa.
Poaching -- Africa.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Alt Title White gold of history and the fate of elephants
Related To Print version: Walker, John Frederick. Ivory's ghosts 9780802144522 (OCoLC)406173811
ISBN 9781555849139 (electronic bk.)
155584913X (electronic bk.)

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