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Author Dunlap, Thomas R., 1943-

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

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
2011

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  598.0723 DUN    AVAILABLE
Description x, 241 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-235) and index.
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.
Subject Bird watching -- United States -- History.
Bird watchers -- United States -- History.
Bird watching -- United States -- Guidebooks -- History.
Birds -- United States -- Identification -- History.
Birds -- Conservation -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780199734597 (alkaline paper)
0199734593 (alkaline paper)

 
    
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