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作者 Reel, Monte
書名 Between man and beast : an unlikely explorer, the evolution debates, and the African adventure that took the Victorian world by storm / Monte Reel
出版項 New York : Doubleday, c2013
國際標準書號 9780385534222 (hbk.)
0385534221 (hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  DT356.D88 R44 2013    在架上    30610020419883
版本 1st ed
說明 xiv, 331 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-314) and index
Documents the story of mid-19th-century explorer Paul Du Chaillu, who after three years in the equatorial wilderness of West Africa emerged with definitive proof of the existence of the mythical gorilla, only to be swept up by the heated debate about Darwin's theory of evolution
Destiny -- A new obsession -- Hanno's wake -- Drawing lines -- American dreams -- To slide into brutish immorality -- An awkward homecoming -- "Unfriends" -- Fever dreams -- Between men and apes -- Maps and legends -- A lion in London -- The man-eaters -- D.O.A -- Spirit of the damned -- Origins -- In the city of wonders -- Fighting words -- The boulevard of broken dreams -- The inner circle -- The unveiling -- The great white hunter -- Into the whirlwind -- Three motives -- The gorilla war -- The squire's gambit -- The gorilla in the pulpit -- Mrs. Grundy and the Cannibal Club -- "Evidence of a spurious origin" -- Shadows of the past -- Black and white -- The impostors -- Shortcuts to glory -- The wager -- The re-invention -- Damaged goods -- The boldest venture -- The armies of the plague -- Running for their lives -- The jury of his peers -- Accidental victories -- The explorer -- No-man's land
主題 Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903
Explorers -- Gabon
Hunters -- Gabon
Gorilla
Gabon -- Description and travel
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