For the birds : American ornithologist Margaret Morse Nice (Book, 2018) [Alabama State University Library]
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For the birds : American ornithologist Margaret Morse Nice

For the birds : American ornithologist Margaret Morse Nice

Author: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
Publisher: Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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. -- Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Margaret Morse Nice; Margaret Morse Nice; Margaret Morse Nice
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Bailey Ogilvie
ISBN: 9780806160696 0806160691
OCLC Number: 1021059255
Description: xvi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.

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A first-rate ornithologist, Margaret Morse Nice (1883-1974) pioneered field studies on song sparrows and advocated for women's active role in the sciences. For the Birds gives Nice her due  Read more...
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Marilyn Ogilvie's compelling biography of ornithologist and ethologist Margaret Morse Nice draws from a rich array of sources. For the Birds provides readers with a comprehensive, sympathetic, and Read more...

 
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