|Year of Publication:||2003|
|Number of Pages:||255|
|Publisher:||Christopher Helm Publishing Company|
|Keywords:||biography, birds, Meinertzhagen|
This book is aimed at the reader with an interest in birds, who is interested in learning more about the people who have been most influential in the development of ornithology. The book explores the history of ornithology from earliest times to the present day, including the lives and work of such people as Linnaeus, Darwin and Wallace, as well as many other lesser-known figures. It will set the agenda for the study of the history of ornithology for the next generation.