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Ivory's Ghosts: The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants
by John Walker
Praised for the nuance and sensitivity with which it approaches one of the most fraught conservation issues we face today, John Frederick Walker’s Ivory’s Ghosts tells the astonishing story of the power of ivory through the ages, and its impact on elephants. Long before gold and gemstones held allure, humans were drawn to the “jewels of the elephant”—its great tusks. Ivory ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 2nd 2010 by Grove Press
(first published 2009)
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