Camel Tracks: A history of exploration, warfare and policing in the modern Imperial Age [Paperback]

Andrew S. Goudie (Author)

ISBN: 9781914268014 | Published by: Society for Libyan Studies | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English 300p,

Camel Tracks


Camels, one of creation's most remarkable animals, are celebrated through this fascinating historical study of their place in the modern imperial era. Goudie's wide-ranging research into the exploration and use of camels reveals dramatic stories and personalities, with an impressive geographical coverage. Descriptions of their biology, value and benefits, travellers' stories then link them to their historical context. Accompanied by splendid paintings, drawings, photos, and maps, and with an extensive bibliography, this volume entertains at the same time as providing a very comprehensive historical account of these amazing beasts.

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