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Author: Boria Sax
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2003.
Series: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Crow is a survey of crows, ravens, magpies and their relatives in myth, literature and life, ranging from the raven sent out by Noah to the corvid deities of the Eskimo, to Taoist legends, Victorian novels and contemporary films.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sax, Boria.
Crow.
London : Reaktion Books, 2003
(OCoLC)52620433
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Boria Sax
ISBN: 9781861894878 1861894872
OCLC Number: 437089684
Description: 1 online resource (184 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction --
Mesopotamia --
Egypt, Greece and Rome --
The European Middle Ages and Renaissance --
Asia --
Native American culture --
The Romantic era --
Lord of the crows --
The twentieth century and beyond --
Timeline of the crow.
Series Title: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Responsibility: Boria Sax.
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Though people generally do not think of them in such terms, crows are remarkably graceful: from the tip of a crow's beak to the end of its tail is a single curve, which changes rhythmically as the  Read more...

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'Sax's book roams divertingly over the scientific and cultural history of the "corvid" family, which includes the carrion crow, the raven, the rook and the jackdaw, tracing ambivalent responses to Read more...

 
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