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Author Allen, Barbara
Title Pigeon
Imprint London : Reaktion Books, Limited, 2009
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Descript 1 online resource (242 pages)
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Series Animal Ser. ; v.Reaktion Books - Animal
Animal Ser
Note 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
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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Allen, Barbara Pigeon London : Reaktion Books, Limited,c2009 9781861895134
Subject Pigeons.;Pigeons -- Social aspects.;Pigeons in literature
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