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The Honor of Collecting

Nancy J. Jacobs

in Birders of Africa: History of a Network

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300209617
eISBN:
9780300220803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300209617.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter presents the life of Jali Makawa, a celebrated collector whose grounding in the world of vernacular birding appears to have mitigated his experience of exclusion. He first met birds as a ... More


Red Coats and Wild Birds across the British Empire

Kirsten A. Greer

in Red Coats and Wild Birds: How Military Ornithologists and Migrant Birds Shaped Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469649832
eISBN:
9781469649856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649832.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Chapter 1 situates the contributions of British military officers to the development of field ornithology from the traces and material remnants of their bird collections and specimens housed in ... More


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