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Jungle Folk Indian Natural History Sketches

By: Douglas Dewar
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Jungle Folk" by Douglas Dewar is a captivating book that delves into the rich wildlife and natural wonders of India's jungles. With meticulous detail, Dewar explores the intricate ecosystems and biodiversity of these untamed landscapes, offering readers a profound glimpse into the fascinating world of jungle folk and their coexistence with nature. As an exploration of wildlife and conservation, Dewar's work transcends mere adventure, providing invaluable insights into the delicate balance between humans and animals in the jungle. Through his lens of ethnography and ecology, Dewar sheds light on the interconnectedness of all living beings and the importance of preserving these habitats for future generations. With vivid descriptions and engaging narratives, "Jungle Folk" serves as both an informative guide and a thrilling adventure into the heart of India's wilderness. Douglas Dewar's passion for nature and his dedication to conservation resonate throughout the pages, inspiring readers to appreciate and protect the natural world. This book stands as a testament to the beauty and wonder of India's jungles, offering readers a deeper understanding of the complex ecosystems and the diverse array of wildlife that call them home.

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Douglas Dewar

Douglas Dewar (28 May 1875 – 13 January 1957) was an ornithologist and British civil officer in India who produced several books about Indian birds. He published widely in publications like The Madras Mail, Pioneer, and The Times of India, as well as periodicals like the Civil and Military Gazette and Bird Notes. He became an outspoken anti-evolutionist and co-founded the Evolution Protest Movement. Douglas was born in London, where his father, a physician, practiced on Sloane Street and in Hampton Wick. Before joining the Indian civil service in 1898, he studied natural science at Jesus College, Cambridge. Dewar married Edith Rawles, the daughter of Alfred Rawles, on March 7, 1902 in Bombay. From 1921 to 1924, he was appointed Accountant General in Punjab. Dewar, on the other hand, specialized in ornithology and produced numerous volumes about the birds of India. In his book Birds of the Plains, he emphasized the study of birds in the field. "There are two kinds of humans in the ornithological world. There are those who study nature inside the museum with a microscope and scalpel, and those who live to observe and study birds in the open."

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 178pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362760614
  • ISBN-13: 9789362760616
  • Item Weight: 231.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.1mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Nature / General