Parrot Culture–Now in Paperback

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

Parrot CultureExploring 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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