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Singing the Turtles to Sea The Comcaac (Seri) Art and Science of Reptiles

By: Nabhan, Gary Paul

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9918

ISBN: 0520217314

Condition: New


Octavo (21 x 18 cm), pp. xviii, 317, [1]. Navy quarter cloth over cream boards with gilt lettering on spine. Signed by author on title page. Foreword by Harry W. Greene. With index, b/w and color photos. Nabhan collaborates with the Seri Tribal Governors and Traditional Council of Elders to illustrate the role of reptiles in the cultural life of the Comcaac people. "In this fine book [Nabhan] eloquently documents the rich, complicated ties between the Comcáac (Seri) people and the snakes, turtles, and lizards with which they share a common place. But the book is more than an elegy, it is ... View more info