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Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall 1931-

Overview
Works: 112 works in 531 publications in 16 languages and 17,821 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Fiction  History  Biography  Christmas stories  Juvenile works  Folklore  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: SF433, 599.74442
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The hidden life of dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

66 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on thirty years of living with dogs, wolves, and dingoes and of the ways their lives intertwined with her own, the novelist and anthropologist presents an ethological poem of the lives of dozens of dogs
The harmless people by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

100 editions published between 1958 and 1997 in 8 languages and held by 2,285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the Bushmen of the Kalahari desert
The tribe of tiger : cats and their culture by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

39 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the two extremes of the cat family--cats and tigers
Reindeer Moon by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yanan, the headstrong heroine living near Woman Lake in Siberia twenty thousand years ago, recounts her life and her spirit journeys where she takes on the form of an animal
Certain poor shepherds : a Christmas tale by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Nativity as seen by animals. The protagonists are two sheep dogs and a goat who follow the star to Bethlehem where they are joined by more animals. The novel describes the adventures on the way--they save an angel--and gives their reaction to the birth of Christ
The animal wife by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Peter Davison book." Kori, a prehistoric hunter, aspires to be as great as his father and desires a woman of his own
The old way : a story of the first people by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author revisits her experiences studying the Kalahari San in Africa and documents their behavior as hunter-gatherers
Warrior herdsmen by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dodoth--a tall, handsome people of the northern tip of Uganda--are a tribe in transition. They are proud, often cruel, warrior herdsmen whose oldest members live just as they did hundreds of years ago, but whose younger members sometimes learn to read and write and have brushed against the modern world. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas accompanied three anthropological expeditions to Africa and lived among the Dodoth. She displays a remarkable ability to communicate with the tribespeople and describe their lives and customs"--amazon.com
The hidden life of dogs by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Recording )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on thirty years and hundreds of thousands of hours dedicated to the study of dogs, this audio describes the behavior that every dog-lover will recognize at once yet understand for the first time
The tribe of tiger by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Recording )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a study on cats and their culture
The old way : [a story of the first people] by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Recording )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The Old Way, Marshall Thomas shows how the skills and customs of the hunter-gatherer share much in common with the survival tactics of our animal predecessors. And since it is "knowledge, not objects, that endure" over time, Thomas vividly brings us to see how linked we are to our origins in the animal kingdom."
My dog Tulip by J. R Ackerley( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a sentimental and sometimes amusing portrait of a man's life with his favorite dog, an Alsatian named Tulip
Dodoth morning : a film by Timothy Asch( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethnographic study of the Dodoth tribe of northern Uganda. Focuses on one morning's family activities which illustrate the Dodoths' social roles, division of labor between the sexes, marital customs, parent-child relationships, village organization, and religious and mythological beliefs
Bonds of affection : Thoreau on dogs and cats by Henry David Thoreau( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San : FX10( )

in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection about the San consists of 80 English language documents, three of which are translations from the German (Kaufman, Lebzelter, and Werner). The time span ranges from prehistory, to the early San-European contact period (ca. 1650s-1850s), to the late twentieth century. Most of the documents deal with various!Kung San groups in Namibia, and Botswana (e.g., in the Dobe, Nyae Nyae, G/wi, and Heikum areas). There is also some data on the San of southern Angola and the Republic of South Africa. Major topics of note include kinship, infant behavior and child development, San-European contacts and cultural change, trade, and San knowledge about nature and man
Certain poor shepherds by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dog named Lila and a goat named Ima discover the unusual star in the sky and with their flock follow it to Bethlehem
British and Commonwealth novels since 1966 by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reindeer moon by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Recording )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author combines anthropology, romance, history, and adventure to create a magnificent story of paleolithic life. Yanan lived over twenty thousand years ago on the ice-swept tundra of Siberia-- living in kinship with tigers and wolves. This is the story of Yanan's rise to womanhood-- sensual and fiercely proud, passionate and dangerously brave-- and a breathtaking journey back in time to a vanished world
Gou er de mi mi sheng huo by Elizabeth Marshall Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Chinese and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In predatory light : lions and tigers and polar bears by Cyril Christo( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PHOTOGRAPHY & PHOTOGRAPHS. The regal lion, the magnificent tiger and the mighty polar bear are among the largest carnivores and most formidable predators on Earth. They live in diverse parts of the planet, but, threatened by the loss of their habitats, they share an uncertain future. In Predatory Light is a superb tribute to the striking beauty of this trio of almost mythic creatures. Dramatic duotone images by Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson capture the animals roaming their natural environments, revealing not only their awesome power but also their vulnerability. The images are accompanied by the photographers' reminiscences of their expeditions to Africa, Asia and the Arctic, and by heartfelt responses by three nature writers to the plight of these majestic mammals. Simultaneously thought-provoking and captivating, In Predatory Light is the perfect book for anyone concerned about the conservation of endangered species
 
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The hidden life of dogs
Alternative Names
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas Amerikaans antropologe

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas anthropologue, romancière

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas US-amerikanische Sozialwissenschaftlerin und Schriftstellerin

Marshall, Elizabeth Thomas-.

Marshall Thomas, Elizabeth

Marshall Thomas, Elizabeth 1931-

Thomas, E. M. 1931-

Thomas, Elizabeth M. 1931-

الیزابت مارشال توماس

엘리자베스 마셜 토마스

토마스, 엘리자베스 M. 1931-

토마스, 엘리자베스 마샬 1931-

토마스, 엘리자베스 마셜 1931-

토머스, 엘리자베스 마셜 1931-

トーマス, E. M.

トーマス, エリザベス・M

トーマス, エリザベス・マーシャル

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The harmless peopleThe tribe of tiger : cats and their cultureReindeer MoonCertain poor shepherds : a Christmas taleThe old way : a story of the first peopleWarrior herdsmenThe hidden life of dogsThe old way : [a story of the first people]