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By Thurston, Gavin; Foreword by Attenborough, Sir David
From Gavin Thurston, the award-winning Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II cameraman, comes the incredible true story of what it takes to track down and film our planet's most captivating creatures.
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By Thurston, Gavin
This book, first published in 1967, examines the implications of a now-forgotten minor riot that occurred in 1833, a turbulent year with the working classes striving for recognition in a changing social order. A political meeting in London had been declared illegal, the police br...eaking up the crowd were met with resistance, and in the fracas a policeman was stabbed to death. A bad-tempered inquest followed, at which the jury returned a verdict of justified killing - for which a section of the public hailed them as heroes. This analysis sets the crime and verdict against the political protests of the time.Read more
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From Gavin Thurston, the award-winning Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II cameraman, comes extraordinary and adventurous true stories of what it takes to track down and film our planet's most captivating creatures.
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