The Desert World by Arthur Mangin

The Desert World

byArthur Mangin, William Henry Freeman, Illustrator, W.H. Adams, Translator

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CONTENTS
BOOK I.
THE DESERTS OF EUROPE AND ASIA:—THE LANDES, THE DUNES, AND THE STEPPES.
I. THE DESERT IN FRANCE:—THE LANDES OF BRITTANY,
II. THE LANDES OF GASCONY,
III. THE DUNES, OR SAND-HILLS,
IV. WILD SCENES OF ENGLAND:—DARTMOOR AND THE FEN COUNTRY,
V. THE STEPPES:—THE DESERT IN RUSSIA, SIBERIA, AND TARTARY,
VI. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE STEPPES:—THE WILD HORSE AND THE CAMEL,
VII. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE STEPPES:—WILD RUMINATING ANIMALS, RODENTS, CARNIVORA, BIRDS,
VIII. INHABITANTS OF THE STEPPES:—TARTARS, COSSACKS, KALMUCKS, KIRGHIZ, MONGOLS,
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BOOK II.
THE DESERTS OF SAND:—THE DESERTS OF EUROPE AND AFRICA.
I. THE RAINLESS DESERT—THE BED OF A SEA—THE DEAD SEA,
II. ARABIA DESERTA AND ARABIA PETRÆA,
III. THE NUBIAN DESERT—THE GREAT SAHARA—DESERTS OF AFRICA,
IV. PHENOMENA OF THE DESERT,
V. VEGETABLE LIFE IN THE DESERT—THE OASES,
VI. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE DESERT,
VII. THE MEN OF THE DESERT,
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BOOK III.
PRAIRIES, SAVANNAHS, PAMPAS, AND LLANOS.
I. WILD PLAINS OF THE OLD WORLD:—THE AFRICAN INTERIOR,
II. DESERTS OF THE NEW WORLD:—PRAIRIES, PAMPAS, LLANOS,
III. THE AUSTRALIAN INTERIOR,
IV. VEGETABLE LIFE IN THE AFRICAN PLAINS,
V. VEGETABLE LIFE IN THE PRAIRIES, PAMPAS, AND LLANOS OF THE NEW WORLD,
VI. FLORA OF THE AUSTRALIAN PLAINS,
VII. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE PRAIRIES OF THE OLD WORLD:—HERBIVOROUS ANIMALS,
VIII. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE PRAIRIES OF THE OLD WORLD—CONTINUED:—THE CARNIVORA,
IX. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE PRAIRIES OF THE OLD WORLD—CONTINUED:—BIRDS AND REPTILES,
X. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE PRAIRIES OF THE NEW WORLD:—HERBIVORA, INSECTIVORA, AND CARNIVORA,
XI. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE PRAIRIES OF THE NEW WORLD—CONTINUED:—BIRDS AND REPTILES,
XII. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE AUSTRALIAN PRAIRIES,
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BOOK IV.
THE FORESTS.
I. THE VIRGIN FORESTS,
II. VEGETABLE LIFE IN THE FORESTS OF THE OLD WORLD,
III. VEGETABLE LIFE IN THE FORESTS OF THE GREAT ISLANDS,
IV. VEGETABLE LIFE IN THE FORESTS OF THE NEW WORLD,
V. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE TROPICAL FORESTS:—THE ELEPHANT—THE RHINOCEROS,
VI. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE VIRGIN FORESTS:—THE GREAT APES,
VII. THE ANTHROPOMORPHIC APES:—ORANGS—GIBBONS—CHIMPANZEES—GORILLAS,
VIII. ANIMAL LIFE IN THE FORESTS:—THE CEBIDÆ, OR MONKEYS OF AMERICA—THE LEMURS—THE SLOTHS—THE SQUIRRELS,
IX. MAN IN THE SAVANNAHS AND THE FORESTS:—ANTHROPOPHAGY,
X. MAN IN THE SAVANNAHS AND THE FORESTS:—THE SAVAGE RACES—THE NEGROES,
XI. MAN IN THE SAVANNAHS AND THE FORESTS:—THE MALAYS—POLYNESIANS—THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS,
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BOOK V.
THE POLAR DESERTS—THE MOUNTAINS.
I. THE POLAR DESERTS,
II. ANIMAL LIFE AND VEGETABLE LIFE IN THE POLAR DESERTS,
III. THE INHABITANTS OF THE ARCTIC WILDERNESSES:—THE LAPLANDERS, SAMOIEDES, OSTIAKS, KAMTSCHATDALES, ESKIMOS (OR ESQUIMAUX),
IV. THE MOUNTAINS,
V. VEGETABLE LIFE AND ANIMAL LIFE IN THE MOUNTAINS

Title:The Desert WorldFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 9, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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