Parrot Culture: Our 2500-Year-Long Fascination with the World's Most Talkative Bird
Bruce Thomas Boehrer
224 pages | 6 x 9 | 49 illus.
Paper 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2104-6 | $22.50 | £15.00
Exploring the presence and meanings of these birds in the art, literature, and history of Western civilization, Parrot Culture traces the unusual history of parrots from their introduction in the Graeco-Roman world, through the great age of New World exploration, to the contemporary ecological crisis of globalism.
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