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Author Walker, John Frederick.

Title Ivory's ghosts : the white gold of history and the fate of elephants / John Frederick Walker.

Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  599.67 WALKER    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  599.67 W15    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  599.67 WALKER    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  599.67 WALKER    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  599.674 WAL    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  599.674 WALKER    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  599.67 WA    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [259]-290) and index.
Contents Prologue: 1898 -- Part 1: Shapes in tusks -- Mammoth teeth -- Tribute and treasure -- Master carvers' medium -- Part 2: Ivory under the saw -- Piano keys and billiard balls -- "Tooth of ivory and a slave to carry it" -- Ivory hunters -- Part 3: Elephant dilemma -- Researchers and poachers -- Ivory ban -- Elephant dreams, elephant realities -- Epilogue: 2007 -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Illustration credits -- Index.
Subject Elephants.
Ivory industry -- History.
Ivory industry -- Corrupt practices.
Wildlife conservation.
Added Title White gold of history and the fate of elephants
ISBN 0871139952
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