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7 edition of The Tree Where Man Was Born; The African Experience found in the catalog.

The Tree Where Man Was Born; The African Experience

by Eliot Porter

  • 120 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by MJF Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - World/Africa,
  • Sale Books,
  • Sale Adult - Photography,
  • Photo Essays

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8673406M
    ISBN 101567311024
    ISBN 109781567311020

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The Tree Where Man Was Born; The African Experience Hardcover – July 1, by Eliot Porter (Author), Peter Matthiessen (Author)/5(13). The Tree Where Man Was Born: The African Experience Paperback – January 1, by Peter Matthiessen (Author)/5(16).

This is now a rather old book, but the pages carry the story of wild Africa right into the modern age. It's probably a past Africa, now. If so, the book and its story are a winsome lament. The Tree Where Man Was Born is an interesting account of Peter Matthiessen's travels in East Africa in the s/5(16).

The Tree Where Man Was Born is a series of belle lettres essays on various aspects of natural history and anthropology in northern Tanzania (with a bit of Ethiopia, Sudan, and Kenya thrown in).4/5.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) The tree where man was born: the African experience ; [photographs by] Eliot PorterPages: Get this from a library. The tree where man was born: the African experience.

[Peter Matthiessen; Eliot Porter] -- Vivid photographs and text capture the spirit and beauty of life in East Africa. The Tree Where Man Was Born is an interesting account of Peter Matthiessen's travels in East Africa in the s. It is most interesting--and sometimes moving--when Matthiessen relates his encounters with native peoples, some of great antiquity, and describes the forces of modernity that even then were threatening their traditional by: 6.

The Tree where Man Was Born documents wild landscapes, peoples and animals, The fruits of these journeys are three of the most impressive essays 4/5. Book Review: The Tree Where Man Was Born. I bought this book before I knew who Peter Matthiessen was, namely, one of the greatest nature writers of all time.

Because of the book’s title, I thought the author would tie present day East Africa to a by-gone era when man was primitive and evolving and nature ruled.

I-THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN. REPORTER AT LARGE about East Africa's Serengeti Plain & its wildlife. The area, now incorporated into Serengeti National Park, shows evidences of. The tree where man was born by Peter Matthiessen; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Natural history, Pictorial works, Animal ecology, Description and.

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The Tree Where Man Was Born: The African Experience (Hardcover) Published January 1st by E. Dutton & Co. Inc. First Edition, Hardcover, pages.

The Tree Where Man Was Born is an interesting account of Peter Matthiessen's travels in East Africa in the s. It is most interesting--and sometimes moving--when Matthiessen relates his encounters with native peoples, some of great antiquity, and describes the forces of modernity that even then were threatening their traditional ways/5(38).

THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN The African Experience Matthiessen, Peter; Porter, Eliot. A timeless and majestic portrait of Africa by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (), author of the National Book Award-winning The Snow Leopard and the new novel In Paradise A finalist for the National Book Award when it was released inthis vivid portrait of East Africa remains as fresh and revelatory now as on the day it was first published.

It is known as the Tree Where Man Was Born (after Peter Matthiesen ’s wonderful book of the same name). And it lies hidden in a shallow valley in the midst of an otherwise totally treeless landscape haunted by cheetahs and shoals of quick darting gazelles.

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Dutton & Co, Inc, First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Mattheissen. Brown cloth. Bump to bottom edge of front and rear boards. Dust jacket torn on tail of spine and on the top right front corner.

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