Auteur(s): T.V. Bulpin
Genre: Natuur en dieren
Uitgave: hardcover met stofomslag, Engelstalig
Aantal bladzijden: 319
Uitgever: The Reader’s Digest Association
1e Druk, Jaartal: 1999
Afmetingen: 318 x 244 x 26 mm
Gewicht: 1938 g + 130 g (verpakking) = 2068 g
Majestic Southern Africa, land of beauty and splendour – T.V. Bulpin
This extract the vivid writing style that makes Majestic Southern Africa: land of Beauty and splendour refreshingly different among books about the region today. It is unique because it:
Describes the magnificence of the landscape of Africa south of the Zambezi in a characterful literary style, painting in words and more than 200 breathtaking photographs the senic wonders of a land on which nature has bestowed her gifts with a lavish hand.
Translates place names, giving the reader greater insight into a region.
Depicts cultures, their language and history, as a part of the landscape.
Reveals how the landscape was created bij upheavels in the Earth’s crust at the begining of time ,through centuries of erosion.
Informs, drawing on the knowledge of scholars in many fields, covering geology, climate, cultures, history, archaeology, botany, zoology, ecology and conservation.
Entertains, by relating personal accounts of adventures and travellers, and local myths and legends many collected first hand.
Intrigues, because of the eye for detail of its writer, T.V. Bulpin, noted travel author and biographer, and acknowledged authority on Africa south of the Zambezi.