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Title:
The nature of Borneo
Author:
Yates, Steve (Stephen M.)
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Publication Information:
New York : Facts on File, [1992]

©1992
Physical Description:
xiii, 208 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780816024285
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Book

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QH193.B65 Y37 1992 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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A study of the fabled island of Borneo, integrating its spectacular natural history with the rich culture of the people. The text describes Borneo's prehistory, earliest human habitation and its people and culture today. The Nature of Borneo features: photographs of tropical rainforests, mountains, caves, and coral reefs, and wildlife including the dog-faced snake and flying fox; native practices including headhunting; and the intriguing and diverse cultures of the Melanu of Sarawak, the Penan and Punan, nomadic forest dwellers and ethnic Chinese.