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Temples and Elephants : Travels in Siam in 1881-1882. Select Format: Paperback. With vivid detail and telling anecdote, Bock describes his journey from Bangkok to the region between Burma, Laos, and Thailand know today as the Golden Triangle. Bock restores old Siam to life in a book that remains exciting to read a century after its original publication. Carl Bock, Oxford University Press, USA, 1987-3-5. Escape with Me : An Oriental Sketchbook. Osbert Sitwell, Oxford University Press, USA, 1986-5-1.
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This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Swedish. Carl Bock, explorations and travels in Sumatra, Borneo, and Siam". View a machine-translated version of the Swedish article. Temples and Elephants: The Narrative of a Journey of Exploration Through Upper Siam and Lao (1884). Explorers of South-East Asia: Six Lives. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. 300 pp. ISBN 9789676530776.
The Asian elephant had been listed in Appendix I by CITES at its incep-tion in 1976. Temples and Elephants: travels in Siam 1881-1882. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. Burke, K. (2008). Ever since the African ivory trade ban, there has been a heated debate on whether CITES should permit limited sales of legal ivory stocks held by selected countries that have demonstrated effec-tive elephant conservation and which have growing elephant populations. Doubts cast on elephants’ origins.
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travels in Siam in 1881-1882. Published 1986 by Oxford University Press in Singapore. Description and travel, Travel. Carl Bock (1849-1932).
Carl Bock already had experience
Carl Bock already had experience. He travelled Borneo in 1878, collecting specimens but also visiting and observing the native Dyak people -the headhunters- there. Shortly after returning to England he published ‘The Head-Hunters of Borneo’. Back from Siam he published his new facts and findings in: ‘Temples and Elephants’ – ‘Travels in Siam in 1881-1882’ (Samson Low, 1884.
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