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Alexander Wilson

The Scot Who Founded American Ornithology

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674072558

Publication Date: 06/24/2013

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464 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

146 color illustrations, 6 tables

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • 1. Themes in Wilson’s Life and Writings
  • 2. A Varied Life
  • 3. Illustrating American Ornithology
  • 4. Pioneer Ornithologist
  • 5. Wilson’s Legacy
  • Appendix A. On the Shoulders of Giants: Wilson’s Predecessors
  • Appendix B. Wilson’s Contemporaries and Correspondents
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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