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Madagascar

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Madagascar, The Eighth Continent

MAD22
Peter Tyson
Bradt Publications
2013
384
0380794659
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Tyson interweaves an account of his time in the field with travel, history and ecology for this wide-ranging report on life in Madagascar.
$19.99

Madagascar Wildlife: A Visitors Guide

MAD07
Hilary Bradt, Nick Garbutt, Derek Schuurman
Globe Pequot Press
2015
192
1841625574
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy guide describes and illustrates in color photographs 250 species of Malagasy animals, not just the lemurs, fossas and other endemic mammals, but also birds, reptiles and invertebrates. With chapters on habitats, ecology and conservation.
$25.99

Madagascar Map

MAD30
Cartographia
Cartographia
2
9633529557
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded, full-color traveler's map at a scale of 1:2,000,000 with an index on the reverse.
$12.00

Lemurs of Madagascar, Diurnal & Cathemeral

MAD49
Russel Mittermeier
Conservation International
2009
22
1934151300
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy laminated fold-up card, illustrated by Stephen Nash, focuses on the 34 species of lemur active, at least part-time, during the day.
$7.95

Bradt Guide Madagascar

MAD08
Hilary Bradt
Bradt Publications
2017
464
1784770485
PAPER
Guidebook
0
1
0
0
Now in its 11th edition, Bradt's comprehensive guide to Madagascar, its history, people and nature remains our model for guidebooks: personal, culturally astute and an absolute pleasure to read. With photographs, sketch maps and wise travel information.
$27.99

Lonely Planet Madagascar

MAD02
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
288
1742207782
PAPER
Guidebook
3/8/2008
0
0
0
0
In the Lonely Planet hallmark style, this practical guide to Madagascar features a good overview of culture, history and nature, maps and much nuts-and-bolts information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing.
$27.99

Malagasy Dictionary and Phrasebook

MAD43
Janie Rasoloson
Hippocrene Books
2001
170
078180843X
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy pocket guide to the Malagasy language with a traveler's phrasebook and mini-dictionary.
$13.95

The Future of the Past

CON23
Alexander Stille
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2003
339
0312420943
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A survey of conservation and threats to cultures and monuments around the world. In these provocative essays, Stille travels to places as disparate as Sicily, China and Madagascar.
$23.00

Travels to the Edge

PHT29
Art Wolfe
Mountaineers
2009
144
1594852774
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Journey with photographer Wolfe on this globe-trotting visual odyssey from the tip of South America to Antarctica, Madagascar, Bhutan, Mongolia, New Zealand and back to Baja California, the American Southwest and Katmai National Park in 130 photographs.
$24.95

Eccentric Islands, Travels Real and Imaginary

TVL112
Bill Holm
Milkweed Editions
2000
346
1571312595
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Holm mixes his meditative journeys to five actual islands (Iceland, Madagascar, Molokai, Isla Mujeres and Mallard Island) with utterly made-up places in this poetic, philosophical inquiry into the myth and meaning of islands.
$22.00

Over the Lip of the World, Among the Storytellers of Madagascar

MAD26
Collen McElroy
University of Washington Press
2001
250
0295981156
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An appreciative, impressionistic collection of Malagasy myths, stories and poetry relayed by poet and linguist McEloy who traveled to Madagascar for a Fulbright research project on oral traditions and myths.
$22.00

Flashman's Lady

MAD34
George MacDonald Fraser
Plume
1988
330
0452264898
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Another volume in the wildly entertaining, historically accurate Flashman series, this one set in Queen Ranavalona's Madagascar.
$16.00

Primates of the World

BST227
Jean-Jacques Petter
Princeton University Press
2013
192
0691156956
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Authoritative and stunningly illustrated, this gorgeous book features 72 richly detailed watercolor plates by Francois Desbordes.
$29.95

The Ghost with Trembling Wings

CON24
Scott Weidensaul
North Point Press
2003
352
0865476683
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
The search, which is sometimes successful, for lost species absorbs Scott Weidensaul in this unexpected series of encounters on such island havens as Tasmania, Madagascar and Cuba.
$23.00

The Remarkable Baobab

NAT71
Thomas Pakenham
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
144
0393059898
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A celebration of the tremendous, twisted baobabs of Africa, Madagascar and Australia in 60 large-format color photographs.
$19.95

The Song of the Dodo

CON05
David Quammen
Touchstone
1997
700
0684827123
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Well-spoken and engaging, Quammen narrates his adventures on the trail of natural wonders in Madagascar, Mauritius, Seychelles, Galapagos and Komodo and explains complex evolutionary phenomena with humor, wit and understanding.
$22.00

The World's Rarest Birds

BRD116
Erik Hirschfeld
WildGuides
2013
360
0691155968
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Robert Still and Andy Swash, directors of the excellent WILDGuides, contribute to this illustrated book survey of 515 species of endangered birds. With 977 color photos and 610 color maps.
$45.00

Vanilla, Travels In Search Of The Ice Cream Orchid

GEN339
Tim Ecott
Grove Press
2005
278
080214201X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A BBC journalist's lively account of travels to the vanilla-growing regions of Mexico, Madagascar, Réunion and Tahiti on the trail of the prized orchid, its history, cultivation and allure.
$14.00

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Indian Ocean

FG17
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
LB-1111
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A double-sided card illustrating 70 fishes of Seychelles, Maldives and neighboring islands.
$7.50

Lemurs of Madagascar, Conservation International Tropical Field Guide

MAD11
Conservation International, Stephen D. Nash (Illustrator)
Conservation International
2010
762
1881173089
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Updated with 30 new species, this third edition of the definitive field guide to all 101 species and subspecies of lemurs features 500 color illustrations, range maps, drawings and detailed, authoritative chapters on natural history and conservation.
$55.00

Lemurs of Madagascar, Nocturnal Lemurs

MAD50
Stephen D. Nash
Conservation International
2007
22
1934151319
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This handy laminated fold-up card, with color illustrations, range maps and checklist, includes the 65 nocturnal species of lemur.
$7.95

Mammals of Madagascar

MAD17
Nick Garbutt
Yale University Press
2007
304
030012550X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An invaluable compact guide with full-page color photographs of each species.
$45.00

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The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

Island Life

NAT27
Alfred Russel Wallace
Random House
1997
544
1573921777
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A popular account of the natural history of island groups by Darwin's contemporary and co-presenter of the theory of evolution by natural selection.
$18.99

Objects as Envoys: Cloth, Imagery and Diplomacy in Madagascar

MAD32
Christine Mullen Kreamer (Editor), Sarah Fee (Editor)
University of Washington Press
2002
208
0295981962
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A fascinating, scholarly exhibition catalog. While focusing on textiles, their diversity and cultural significance, this book is also an insightful history of the Malagasy people and Malagasy-American ties.
$37.00

Dancing at the Dead Sea, Tracking the World's Environmental Hotspots

TVL66
Alanna Mitchell
University of Chicago Press
2005
239
0226532003
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
Mitchell deftly combines the personal, political and scientific in this engaging report on scattered threatened habitats and places around the globe, including the Azraq Oasis in Jordan.
$25.00

Madagascar

MAD51
David Attenborough
Baker & Taylor Video
2011
0780671198
DVD
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Produced by the BBC, this spectacular three-part series narrated by the inimitable Attenborough showcases the nature, wildlife and habitats of the island continent, with the many species of lemurs given the starring role.
$29.98

Madagascar Highlights

MAD53
Hilary Bradt, Daniel Austin
Bradt Publications
2012
208
184162425X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact guide features photographs, popular visitor sites, maps and a chapter on conservation. With information on hotels and tour operators.
$24.99

The Reef Guide, Southern Africa's East and South Coasts

SAF338
Dennis King
Struik
2014
336
1775840182
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
For explorers of Africa's coastlines, this is a convenient identification guide to carry. Includes over 600 full-color photographs and essential information.
$28.95