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For the birds : American ornithologist Margaret Morse Nice

Author: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For the Birds gives Nice her due recognition, lending compelling insight into her activism promoting conservation and preservation, her field methods, and the role of women in the history of science, particularly in ornithology. Nice's life acts as a looking glass into the various challenges faced by fellow female pioneers, their resolve, and their contributions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey.
For the birds.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018002703
(OCoLC)1021059255
Named Person: Margaret Morse Nice; Margaret Morse Nice
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
ISBN: 9780806162508 0806162503
OCLC Number: 1049802843
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Family background and childhood --
Adventures in self-reliance : Mount Holyoke College and Clark University --
Move to Oklahoma --
The making of a career --
The birds of Oklahoma --
A second edition of The birds of Oklahoma and the beginning of a new project --
Publishing the song sparrow research --
A population study of the song sparrow --
The windy city : move to Chicago --
Preparing for song sparrow, volume two --
"Dear editor" --
European ethologists, ornithologists, and World War II --
The behavior of the song sparrow : problems and solutions --
Postwar life --
The last years --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie.

Abstract:

For the Birds gives Nice her due recognition, lending compelling insight into her activism promoting conservation and preservation, her field methods, and the role of women in the history of science, particularly in ornithology. Nice's life acts as a looking glass into the various challenges faced by fellow female pioneers, their resolve, and their contributions.

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