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Wild 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 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

Bradt Guide Madagascar

MAD08
Hilary Bradt
Bradt Publications
2014
432
1841624985
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

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.
$34.99

Madagascar Map

MAD12
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2014
2
3707914135
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear shaded relief map of Madagascar at a scale of 1:2,000,000.
$14.95

Bradt City Guide Johannesburg

SAF176
Lizzie Williams
Bradt Publications
2007
256
1841621765
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guide to the South African city in the authoritative, personal Bradt series. With practical information, annotated suggestions of where to eat, sleep and shop, suggested walking tours and color maps.
$13.95

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

The Traveling Nature Photographer

PHT31
Steven Morello (Photographer)
Schiffer Publishing
2008
176
0764330551
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Morello's handy guide to exploring the natural world through photography includes chapters on preparation, equipment (especially lenses), weather, exposure basics and composition.
$29.99

Madagascar, A Short History

MAD48
Stephen Ellis, Solofo Randrianja
University of Chicago Press
2009
272
0226704203
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A gracefully written summary of two thousand years of human history on Madagascar. The island's inhabitants, the Malagasy, remain one of the world's most least-known societies.
$32.00

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

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

Extinct Madagascar

MAD54
Steven M. Goodman
University of Chicago Press
2014
296
022614397X
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Goodman and his colleagues present a stunning variety of life that went extinct on Madagascar, an island with such biodiversity that it currently boasts over 100 species of lemur.
$45.00

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

The Natural History of Madagascar

MAD36
Steven Goodman (Editor), Jonathan P. Benstead (Editor)
University of Chicago Press
2004
1709
0226303063
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Hundreds of experts contributed to this important, scholarly overview of geology, climate, wildlife, plants and conservation.
$121.00

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

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, 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

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

More Books

Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-Pacific

DIV19
Terence M. Gosliner
Sea Challengers
1996
314
0930118219
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive handbook to 1,000 marine invertebrates by a leading expert from the California Academy of Sciences.
$45.00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For Kids

African Wildlife Trivia

AFR227
Dawid van Lill
Struik
2008
128
1770075232
PAPER
Natural History
6/1/2017
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Full of facts and fun, this primer on the insects, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds of Africa contains eye-catching illustrations and information on African geography--a great introduction for kids and their parents.
$12.95

Digging for Bird Dinosaurs, An Expedition to Madagascar

MAD40
Nic Bishop
Houghton Mifflin Company
2002
48
061819682X
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A nicely illustrated, in-depth chronicle of paleontologist Cathy Forster's field work in Madagascar on dinosaurs and the evolution of birds, geared for middle schoolers.
$9.99

Worth Looking For

Guide to Birds of Madagascar

MAD06
Olivier Langrand
Yale University Press
1990
456
0300043104
HARD COVER
Field Guide
0
0
0
1
Thoroughly researched and beautifully illustrated, this exemplary guide covers in detail all of the island's birds.
$80.00

Madagascar: A World Out of Time

MAD52
Frans Lanting
Aperture
144
0893814229
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
One of the world's leading photographers of wildlife and the natural environment reveals not only the astonishing beauty of this unique and diverse land, but also strikingly uncovers the wrenching conflicts between changing cultures and fragile eco-systems.
$0.00

Key Environments Madagascar

MAD13
Alison Jolly
Pergamon
1984
239
0080280021
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
Though published in 1984, this valuable handbook includes long review articles on the biogeography of the island and its flora and fauna, each illustrated with black-and-white photographs and maps.
$77.50

Muddling Through in Madagascar

MAD05
Dervla Murphy
Overlook Press
1990
269
0879513608
PAPER
Travel Narrative
1/1/2011
0
1
0
1
This entertaining and culturally astute writer has made hard travel to remote places a cottage industry. In this travelogue, she roams the Malagasy countryside with her 14-year-old daughter, commenting on the people and places she encounters.
$0.00

Lords and Lemurs

MAD37
Alison Jolly
Houghton Mifflin Company
2004
310
0965929280
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
1
Lemurologist Jolly looks back on a lifetime of research and friendship among the Malagasy in this warmly personal account of her field work at Berenty, a small private reserve on the Mandrare River in Madagascar's thorny south.
$25.00

Shadows in the Dawn: The Lemurs of Madagascar

MAD18
Christopher Knight (Photographer), Kathryn Lasky
Gulliver
1998
64
0152002812
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Geared for middle-schoolers, this book focuses on the field work of primatologist Alison Jolly.
$10.00

The Aye-Aye and I

MAD10
Gerald Durrell
Touchstone
1994
175
0671884395
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
1
The engaging and extremely amusing story of a serious scientific effort to retrieve, and help save, the rare aye-aye of Madagascar.
$14.95