The last tortoise : a tale of extinction in our lifetime / Craig B. Stanford.

Author
Stanford, Craig B. (Craig Britton), 1956- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
Description
viii, 210 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 22 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-199) and index.
Contents
The tortoise and the hare? -- What exactly are tortoises and turtles? -- Live long and prosper -- No respect for the ancient lands -- Eating tortoises -- "Such huge defourmed creatures" -- Beloved captives -- Are there solutions? -- Achilles and the tortoise -- Appendixes. Extremes of the tortoise world. Tortoises on the brink of extinction. Tortoise species.
ISBN
  • 9780674049925 (alk. paper)
  • 0674049926 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2009053340
OCLC
456169882
RCP
N - S