Fredonia Books (NL)

Across Mongolian Plains: A Naturalists Account of China's "Great Northwest"

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ISBN: 9781589630420
Publisher: Fredonia Books (NL)
Publication Date: 2001-01-20
Number of pages: 304
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This book is a narrative by Roy Chapman Andrews of his work and travels in Mongolia and North China. The book is written entirely from the sportsman's standpoint and has purposely avoided scientific details which would prove uninteresting or wearisome to the general public.

Asia is the most fascinating hunting ground in all the world, not because of the quantity of game to be found there but because of its quality, and scientific importance. Because of unceasing native persecution, lack of protection, the continued destruction of forests and the ever increasing facilities for transportation to the remote districts of the interior, many of China's most interesting and important forms of wildlife are doomed to extermination in the very near future.

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