The Passenger Pigeon

The Passenger Pigeon

by Errol Fuller

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691162959
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2014
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 845,391
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author


Errol Fuller is an acclaimed artist and writer, and a world authority on bird and animal extinction. His many books include Lost Animals: Extinction and the Photographic Record (Princeton), Extinct Birds, and Dodo: From Extinction to Icon.

Table of Contents

PROLOGUE 9
INTRODUCTION 10
THE ANNALS OF EXTINCTION 12
IMAGINE 20
THE BIRD 28
THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL 48
EXTINCTION: THE CAUSES 70
THE LAST CAPTIVES 90
MARTHA 110
ART AND BOOKS 122
QUOTATIONS 148
APPENDIX: A MAGNIFICENT FLYING MACHINE 162
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 170
FURTHER READING 172
INDEX 175

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