In the Field, Among the Feathered

In the Field, Among the Feathered

A History of Birders & Their Guides

Book - 2011
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In the Field, Among the Feathered tells the history of field guides to birds in America from the Victorian era to the present, relating changes in the guides to shifts in science, the craft of field identification, and new technologies for the mass reproduction of images. Drawing on his experience as a passionate birder and on a wealth of archival research, Thomas Dunlap shows how the twin pursuits of recreation and conservation have inspired birders and how field guides have served as the preferred method of informal education about nature for well over a century.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011
ISBN: 9780199734597
0199734593
Branch Call Number: 598.0723473 D921i 2011
Characteristics: x, 241 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

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