Feasting, Fowling and Feathers
A History of the Exploitation of Wild Birds
|Series title:||Poyser Monographs|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $86.00|
| Book Description: |
The way wild birds have been exploited over the centuries forms the focus of this remarkable new book by Michael Shrubb. It looks at the use of birds as food, for feathers and skins, for eggs, as cage birds, as specimens and for hunting, focusing on Britain, northern Europe and the North Atlantic. Never before has a book brought the huge amount of information on these topics in the academic literature together under one cover.
Introductory chapters on what was taken, when,...