Title Katanga, Des animaux et des hommes
Inventory number 979784
2015. 2 volumes, 28cm. Pp.296 ; 496. Colour photos, lists of species. Hardbound, slipcase.
The first complete guide to the vertebrates of Katanga.
The first volume provides an overview of the province’s geographic and historical context before exploring customs and beliefs regarding the fauna. The author then discusses the animal-related activities that are hunting and fishing, before ending with the more contemporary concern of nature conservation.
The second volume is a guide to the vertebrates of Katanga. For each featured species, the description of biological characteristics is accompanied by details on folklore, beliefs, or hunting practices. Invertebrates are also examined in the context of their interactions with humans, and discussed in areas as varied as medicine, agriculture, and folklore.
French text, Latin nomenclature.
9789492244178. Katanga, Des animaux et des hommes