Camel Tracks: A History of Exploration, Warfare and Policing in the Modern Imperial Age

Camel Tracks: A History of Exploration, Warfare and Policing in the Modern Imperial Age

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By Andrew S. Goudie

A historical study of camels, with a wide geographical reach, explores their uses, biology and benefits. Linked to travellers’ tales of these incredible beasts, the book is colourfully illustrated with photos, maps and drawings, 

Description

Camels, one of creations most remarkable animals, are celebrated through this fascinating historical study of their place in the modern imperial era. Goudie’s wide-ranging research into the exploration and use of camels reveals dramatic stories and personalities, with an extensive geographical coverage. Descriptions of their biology, value and benefits are followed by travellers’ stories that link them to their historical context. Accompanied by splendid paintings, drawings, photos, and maps, and with a comprehensive bibliography, this volume entertains at the same time as providing a very thorough historical account of these amazing beasts.

216 x 140 portrait
272 pages
Full colour, photos, illustrations, maps

ISBN 9781914268014

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