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Sparrow

English · Paperback / Softback

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Award-winning writer Kim Todd explores the complex history, biology and literary tradition of the cheeky and ubiquitous sparrow, including coverage of the nineteenth-century 'Sparrow War' in the United States over the sparrow's introduction which led to decades of discussion about invasive species.

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Kim Todd is assistant professor of English and creative writing in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Penn State University Erie. She is the author of Tinkering with Eden: A Natural History of Exotics in America and Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis.

Summary

Award-winning writer Kim Todd explores the complex history, biology and literary tradition of the cheeky and ubiquitous sparrow, including coverage of the nineteenth-century 'Sparrow War' in the United States over the sparrow's introduction which led to decades of discussion about invasive species.

Product details

Authors Kim Todd
Publisher Reaktion Books
 
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 01.10.2011
 
EAN 9781861898753
ISBN 978-1-86189-875-3
No. of pages 192
Series Animal Series
Animal
Animal Series
Subjects Guides > Nature
Natural sciences, medicine, IT, technology > Biology > Zoology

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