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The Eagle's Nest: Natural History And American Ideas
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from Univ of Alabama Pr (February 23, 2004)
9780817351427 | details & prices | 272 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $34.95
About: "Charlotte Porter offers vivid details on the physical and professional trials of field naturalists, handicapped by lack of access to libraries and collections and held in deep disdain by the eastern savants, who more and more scorned their publications, rejected their species-splitting taxonomy, excluded them from the review process, and relegated them to the status of hirelings.