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Malay archipelago the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise : a narrativeof travel, with studies of man and nature by Alfred Russel Wallace

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Natural history -- Malay Archipelago.,
  • Ethnology -- Malay Archipelago.,
  • Malay Archipelago -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Alfred Russel Wallace.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 515 p., (10) leaves of plates :
Number of Pages515
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19329354M

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Buy The Malay Archipelago by Wallace, Alfred Russell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(82).   The Malay Archipelago is an extraordinarily accessible book. There is a wealth of detail about pre-modern life in the Indonesian archipelago which Wallace accumulated on over 60 separate journeys spann miles. He was equally fascinated by the exotic peoples, flora and fauna he encountered in his epic travels. /5(53). English: The Malay Archipelago is an book by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace that chronicles his scientific exploration, during the eight year period to , of the southern portion of the Malay Archipelago including Malaysia, Singapore, the islands of Indonesia, then known as the Dutch East Indies, and the island of New Guinea.   The Malay Archipelago, Volume 1 The Land of the Orang-utan and the Bird of Paradise; A Narrative of Travel, with Studies of Man and Nature Language: English: LoC Class: DS: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Asia: Subject: Natural history -- Malay Archipelago Subject: Ethnology -- Malay Archipelago Subject: Malay Archipelago.

Being Malay in Indonesia: Histories: Hopes and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago (ASAA Southeast Asia Publications) by Long, Nicholas J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Wallace () travelled extensively in the Malay Archipelago, he conducted scientific studies of the region's animal life, which to his deelopment of a theory of natural selection. His book is a magnificent combination of interesting sketches of travel and vivid pictures of natural history of the Indo-Malay islands, The Timor, Celebes ad Papuan group, and the Moluccas. The Malay Archipelago, vol 2. By. Alfred Russel Wallace. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The Malay Archipelago, Volume 1. The Malay Archipelago, Volume 2.   The Malay Archipelago is undoubtedly the classic work on the flora, fauna and peoples of the area which is now called Malaysia and Indonesia. Based largely on four field journals which Wallace kept during the eight years he spent there between and , it ranks as the greatest travel book on the region and for its analysis of the.

  According to Wikipedia: "The Malay Archipelago is a book by the British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace that chronicles his scientific exploration, during the eight-year period to , of the southern portion of the Malay Archipelago including Malaysia, Singapore, the islands of Indonesia, then known as the Dutch East Indies, and the island of New : Seltzer Books. These works alone would have established him as one of the greatest English naturalists of his age, but his classic natural history book, The Malay Archipelago, earned him an international reputation that has endured to this day. On the basis of artistic format, literary style, and scientific merit, it is clearly one of the finest scientific. The Malay Archipelago refers to the archipelago between mainland Southeastern Asia and Australia.. It has also been called the East Indies, the Indo-Australian Archipelago, Indonesian Archipelago and other names over time.. The archipelago is between the Indian and Pacific group has o is the largest archipelago by area, and third by Location: Southeast Asia, Oceania.   The Malay Archipelago: the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise: a narrative of travel, with studies of man and nature by Alfred Russel Wallace; 32 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Description and travel, Ethnology, Journeys, Natural history, Travel, Zoology; Places: Malay Archipelago; People: Alfred Russel Wallace .