Ten Thousand Birds

Ten Thousand Birds

Ornithology Since Darwin

eBook - 2014
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Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and often-controversial personalities, and by the unique social and scientific contexts in which these extraordinary individuals worked. This beautifully illustrated book opens in the middle of the nineteenth century when ornithology was a museum-based discipline focused almost exclusively on the anatomy, taxonomy, and classification of dead birds.
Publisher: Princeton [New Jersey] : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2016.
Edition: Enhanced Credo edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781786840745
Characteristics: 1 online resource (20 entries) :,203 images ;,digital files.
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