By Nancy J. Jacobs

In this particular and exceptional research of birding in Africa, historian Nancy Jacobs reconstructs the collaborations among famous ornithologists and the principally forgotten publications, hunters, and taxidermists who labored with them. Drawing on ethnography, clinical courses, deepest documents, and interviews, Jacobs asks: How did white ornithologists either depend upon and function distinctively from African birders? What funding did African birders have in taking part with ornithologists? by way of distilling the interactions among ecu technology and African vernacular wisdom, this stunningly illustrated paintings bargains a desirable exam of the colonial and postcolonial politics of craftsmanship approximately nature.

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