Download PDF by Nancy J. Jacobs: Birders of Africa: History of a Network (Yale Agrarian

By Nancy J. Jacobs

ISBN-10: 0300209614

ISBN-13: 9780300209617

In this specific and extraordinary learn of birding in Africa, historian Nancy Jacobs reconstructs the collaborations among famous ornithologists and the principally forgotten publications, hunters, and taxidermists who labored with them. Drawing on ethnography, clinical courses, deepest records, and interviews, Jacobs asks: How did white ornithologists either rely on and function distinctively from African birders? What funding did African birders have in participating with ornithologists? by means of distilling the interactions among ecu technological know-how and African vernacular wisdom, this stunningly illustrated paintings bargains a desirable exam of the colonial and postcolonial politics of craftsmanship approximately nature.

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