This book is a fascinating account of several important themes on Tal geography, history, agriculture, religion, arts, culture, science, and technology. Several experts from various academic disciplines contributed to this work, adding to its fascination and strength. The main researcher, Gideon Baklit, and his colleague, the late Charles C. Jacobs, are well-known scholars. The former is a geographer, while the latter was a historian with training in social anthropology. The two have blended together to produce a pioneering study of the cultural ecology of Tal society through time in a thrilling and captivating manner.