Elliot Coues: Naturalist and Frontier Historian

Elliot Coues: Naturalist and Frontier Historian

by Paul Russell Cutright
     
 

"Best known as the author of the pioneering Key to North American Birds, Elliott Coues (1842-99) was one of America's most renowned but least understood ornithologists and historians - as well as a naturalist, anatomist, taxonomist, writer and editor, army surgeon on the American frontier, occultist, and the youngest person ever to become a member of the National… See more details below

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"Best known as the author of the pioneering Key to North American Birds, Elliott Coues (1842-99) was one of America's most renowned but least understood ornithologists and historians - as well as a naturalist, anatomist, taxonomist, writer and editor, army surgeon on the American frontier, occultist, and the youngest person ever to become a member of the National Academy of Sciences. This comprehensive biography of a brilliant, ambitious, and phenomenally productive man, now available in paperback, ranks as the definitive life of Elliott Coues."--BOOK JACKET.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252069871
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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