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Belonging on an Island Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i

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ISBN-10: 030022964X

ISBN-13: 9780300229646

Edition: 2018

Authors: Daniel Lewis

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This natural history takes readers on a thousand-year journey as it explores the Hawaiian Islands' beautiful birds and a variety of topics including extinction, survival, conservationists and their work, and, most significantly, the concept of belonging. Author Daniel Lewis, an award-winning historian and globe-traveling amateur birder, builds this lively text around the stories of four species-the Stumbling Moa-Nalo, the Kaua'i 'Ō'ō, the Palila, and the Japanese White-Eye.   Lewis offers innovative ways to think about what it means to be native and proposes new definitions that apply to people as well as to birds. Being native, he argues, is a relative state influenced by factors including…    
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Book details

List price: $42.50
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 6/1/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 0.64" wide x 0.94" long x 0.11" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Daniel Lewisis the Chief Curator of Manuscripts and Dibner Senior Curator of the History of Science and Technology at The Huntington Library in San Marino, CA. He lives in San Marino.