Vietnam : a natural history [E-Book] / Eleanor Jane Sterling, Martha Maud Hurley, Le Duc Minh ; with illustrations by Joyce A. Powzyk.
Sterling, Eleanor J.
Hurley, Martha Maud / Le, Minh Duc
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2006
xviii, 423 pages : col. illustrations, maps (some col.).
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Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to Vietnam
  • Humans and the environment
  • Biogeography of Vietnam
  • Vietnam's living environments
  • The fauna of Vietnam
  • Northern Vietnam : termination of the Himalayas
  • Central Vietnam and the Truong Son Range : from wet mountains to dry forests
  • Southern Vietnam : ascendancy of the Mekong
  • Threats to Vietnam's biodiversity
  • Conservation : the future of Vietnam's living world
  • Appendix 1. Ethnic groups and their distribution in Vietnam
  • Appendix 2. Endemic and restricted-range mammals and birds in Vietnam
  • Appendix 3. New terrestrial vertebrates described from Vietnam, 1992-2004
  • Appendix 4. New plant genera described from Vietnam, 1992-2004.