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Birds and us : a 12,000-year history from cave art to conservation

text Birds and us : a 12,000-year history from cave art to conservation

Summary
Since the dawn of human history, birds have stirred our imagination, inspiring and challenging our ideas about science, faith, art, and philosophy. We have worshipped birds as gods, hunted them for sustenance, adorned ourselves with their feathers... Read more
Contents
Of peculiar interest: Neolithic birds -- Inside the catacombs: The birds of ancient Egypt -- Talking birds: The beginnings of science in Greece and Rome -- Manly pursuits: Hunting and conspicuous consumption -- Renaissance thinking: The parts of t... Read more
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Description
xx, 441 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Publisher
2022

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KCL 598 BIRKHEAD in Adult Non-fiction Available

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