The Resource In the field, among the feathered : a history of birders & their guides, Thomas R. Dunlap

In the field, among the feathered : a history of birders & their guides, Thomas R. Dunlap

Label
In the field, among the feathered : a history of birders & their guides
Title
In the field, among the feathered
Title remainder
a history of birders & their guides
Statement of responsibility
Thomas R. Dunlap
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
America is a nation of ardent, knowledgeable birdwatchers. But how did it become so? And what role did the field guide play in our passion for spotting, watching, and describing birds? 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
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
598.072/3473
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QL677.5
LC item number
.D83 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
In the field, among the feathered : a history of birders & their guides, Thomas R. Dunlap
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Shooting birds with opera glasses -- A book for a hobby, 1889-1920 -- Knowledge & skills -- The field guide comes of age -- Birds over America -- Birding in a silent spring -- Environmental birding -- Conclusion : the gyre
Control code
ocn762325135
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 241 pages, [12] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283349048
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25898401
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)762325135
  • pebcs0199838127

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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