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Walker takes the reader on a journey that traces the ivory trade through human history, and shows how exchange in this much-desired material came to shape human--and animal--history.
Table of Contents
|Prologue: 1898||p. 1|
|Shapes in Tusks|
|Mammoth Teeth||p. 9|
|Tribute and Treasure||p. 25|
|The Master Carvers' Medium||p. 49|
|Ivory Under the Saw|
|Piano Keys and Billiard Balls||p. 83|
|"A Tooth of Ivory and a Slave to Carry It"||p. 107|
|Ivory Hunters||p. 136|
|The Elephant Dilemma|
|Researchers and Poachers||p. 157|
|The Ivory Ban||p. 183|
|Elephant Dreams, Elephant Realities||p. 221|
|Epilogue: 2007||p. 249|
|Illustration Credits||p. 295|
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