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Published: 05 January 2012

256 Pages | 26 halftones & 8 pg color insert


ISBN: 9780199734597

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In the Field, Among the Feathered

A History of Birders and Their Guides

Thomas R. Dunlap

  • First book to examine the development of this book genre, relating changes in the guides to shifts in science, the craft knowledge of field identification, and the developing technologies of birding photography.
  • As a birder himself, author brings passion for the subject, inner knowledge of how birders think, and familiarity with guides.
  • Examines the intersection of recreation, social class, and birding.

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