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Autore: Allen Barbara Visualizza persona
Titolo: Pigeon [[electronic resource] /] / Barbara Allen Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London, : Reaktion, 2009
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (242 p.)
Disciplina: 598.65
Soggetto topico: Pigeons
Pigeons - Social aspects
Pigeons in literature
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: Pigeon Cover; Imprint page; Contents; Introduction; 1: Pigeon or Dove?; 2: Heaven-sent: Religion and Mythology; 3: An Uneasy Relationship: Medicine, Meat and Messengers; 4: Loved or Loathed: Portrayals in Literature, Art and Culture; 5: Exploitation or Conservation: Our 'Feathered Conscience'; Conclusion; Timeline of the Pigeon; References; Bibliography; Associations andWebsites; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index
Sommario/riassunto: Our frequent urban companion, cooing in the eaves of train stations or scavenging underfoot for breadcrumbs and discarded French fries, the pigeon has many detractors-and even some fans. Written out of love for and fascination with this humble yet impo
Titolo autorizzato: Pigeon  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-282-79600-3
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910459650303321
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Serie: RB-Animal