Daily Archives: January 27, 2021

On Ways The Past Is Another Country

Recently I have read some books about animals I happen to appreciate. It was striking to read, for example, that Pandas were still largely unknown in the west and in much of China as late as the 1930’s when various … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lady And The Panda

The Lady And The Panda: The True Adventures Of The First American Explorer To Bring Back China’s Most Exotic Animal, by Vicki Constantine Croke This book is an interesting one, because it occurs at a vitally important time, in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Panda Nation

Panda Nation: The Construction And Conservation Of China’s Modern Icon, by E Elena Songster How and when did the panda become so important to China, and what has been done by China to preserve the vulnerable animal and to understand … Continue reading

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Book Review: Panda

Book Review: Panda: An Intimate Portrait Of One Of The World’s Most Elusive Animals, by Heather Angel Pandas are elusive animals, and with good reason, because they happen to have attracted the interest of humanity and this interest came with … Continue reading

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