The Field-Book of a Jungle-Wallah: Shore, River and Forest Life in Sarawak. Charles Hose.

The Field-Book of a Jungle-Wallah: Shore, River and Forest Life in Sarawak

Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1985. Reissue. Trade Paperback. Used - Good/Very Good. Clean, unmarked, tight. Light toning to text block. Illustrations in black and white. Index. 12.5 x 19.75 cm. 216 pp. Item #14028

Hose was a noted member of the Brookes' civil service in Sarawak from the end of the 19th to the early 20th century. As with many of his type, he also found time to explore and write about the country and its people. He became a recognised zoologist and ethnologist and became the principal person responsible for encouraging the production of oil in Miri. This book is an account of his wanderings.216 pages including an index and some of his black and white photographs.

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