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Mean and lowly things

Kate Jackson

Mean and lowly things

snakes, science, and survival in the Congo

by Kate Jackson

  • 15 Want to read
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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fieldwork,
  • Poisonous snakes,
  • Herpetology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKate Jackson
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25558541M
    ISBN 100674048423
    ISBN 109780674048423
    OCLC/WorldCa456169911

    Define lowly. lowly synonyms, lowly pronunciation, lowly translation, English dictionary definition of lowly. adj. lowlier, lowliest 1. Having or suited for a low rank or position. 2.   “God chose what is low and despised in the world, even things that are not, to bring to nothing things that are.” (1 Corinthians ) This passage of Scripture brings to light God's word in Isaiah ; “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, ne.

    Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits." Romans , NASB: "Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation." Romans , NLT: "Live in harmony with each other. Don't be too proud to enjoy the company. 1 Corinthians God chose the lowly things of this world and the despised things—and the things that are not—to nullify the things that are, Read verse in New International Version. Previous Book Previous Chapter Read the Full Chapter Next Chapter Next Book. Scripture Formatting.

    Mean and Lowly Things Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo. HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS $ / 26,00 € / £* Add to Cart. eBook (PDF) Publication Date: June This book is Jackson's unvarnished account of her research on the front lines of the global biodiversity crisis—coping with interminable delays in obtaining permits. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight. Berean Study Bible Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but enjoy the company of the lowly. Do not be conceited. Berean Literal Bible minding the same thing toward one another, not minding the things haughty, but going along with the lowly.


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Mean and lowly things book Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo by Kate Jackson (Harvard University Press ) (Biography) is an account of a newly-fledged biologist on a collecting trip to the Congo to capture and catalogue snakes, lizards, frogs, and toads.

The author shares well the dangers, discomforts, and deprivations of living in the 4/5. Mean and Lowly Things is genuine adventure, without the swashbuckling. (Harry W. Greene, Cornell University Professor and author of Snakes: The Evolution of Mystery in Nature) It is always exciting to read about remote, natural places in the world and even more so when the story is told by a field by: 2.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Mean and Lowly /5(41). Mean and Lowly Things is genuine adventure, without the swashbuckling. Harry W. Greene Herpetologist Jackson is candid, funny, and precise as she chronicles her demanding and illuminating experiences collecting snakes, frogs, and toads in the flooded forests of the Congo Pages: Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo by Jackson, Kate and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Mean and Lowly Things (): Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo: NHBS - Kate Jackson, Harvard University Press.

Culled from the mud-spattered pages of her journals, Mean and Lowly Things reads like a fast-paced adventure story.

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A Snake Hunter's Search for 'Lowly Things' June 1, • Venomous snakes bite thousands of people every year. Kate Jackson survived a bite and has written a book — Mean and Lowly Things.

A Snake Hunter's Search for 'Lowly Things' Venomous snakes bite thousands of people every year. Kate Jackson survived a bite and has written. Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo avg rating — ratings — published — 5 editions Want to Read saving 4/5.

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By Kate Jackson. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: May 1, Mean and Lowly Things: Snakes, Science, and Survival in the Congo (English Edition) eBook: Jackson, Kate: : Tienda Kindle/5(25).

A Harvard post-doc goes snake hunting in Africa. Jackson’s scientific report on her survey of amphibians and reptiles in the Republic of Congo appeared last year in the online journal Herpetological Conservation and delightful and informative book tells the rest of her story: the bureaucratic delays, insect infestations, difficulties with local people and other unexpected events.

Mean and Lowly Things is certainly one of the best, and in fact, even though this book is newly published, I think it qualifies as the "classic field biology book" that helps to define and explain.

Book Description: In Jackson ventured into the remote swamp forests of the northern Congo to collect reptiles and amphibians. This book is Jackson's unvarnished account of her research on the front lines of the global biodiversity crisis-coping with interminable delays in obtaining permits, learning to outrun advancing army ants, subsisting on a diet of Spam and manioc, and ultimately.

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Her camping equipment. Video Book Review. Mean and Lowly Things, by Kate Jackson Mean and Lowly Things, by Kate Jackson. Ap Click here for more video book reviews by Joanne Manaster. This book is an account of her research on the front lines of the biodiversity crisis--coping with endless delays in obtaining permits, learning to outrun army ants, subsisting on Spam and manioc, and ultimately falling in love with the and Lowly Things4/5(1).Lowly definition is - in a humble or meek manner.

How to use lowly in a sentence. For herpetologist Kate Jackson that’s a good day of fieldwork in the Republic of Congo. This and many more dramatic stories are recounted in her book, Mean and Lowly Things. When asked why she decided to write such a deeply personal account of the challenges and tribulations of fieldwork in remote settings, she answers with typical aplomb.