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    William E. Davis, Jr., and Jerome A. Jackson, eds., Contributions to the History of North American Ornithology.Frederick R. Davis - 1997 - Journal of the History of Biology 30 (3):488-489.
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    Paul Lawrence Farber, Discovering Birds: The Emergence of Ornithology as a Scientific Discipline. [REVIEW]Frederick R. Davis - 1997 - Journal of the History of Biology 30 (3):487-488.
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    Pesticides and the perils of synecdoche in the history of science and environmental history.Frederick Rowe Davis - 2019 - History of Science 57 (4):469-492.
    When the Environmental Protection Agency banned DDT late in 1972, environmentalists hailed the decision. Indeed, the DDT ban became a symbol of the power of environmental activism in America. Since the ban, several species that were decimated by the effects of DDT have significantly recovered, including bald eagles, peregrines, ospreys, and brown pelicans. Yet a careful reading of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring reveals DDT to be but one of hundreds of chemicals in thousands of formulations. Carson called for a reduction (...)
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    Daniel Lewis. The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds. xxi + 346 pp., illus., app., bibl., index. New Haven, Conn./London: Yale University Press, 2012. $45. [REVIEW]Frederick R. Davis - 2013 - Isis 104 (2):409-410.
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    Biography, natural history and early America.Frederick R. Davis - 2014 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 46 (1):121-124.
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    Tina Loo. States of Nature: Conserving Canada’s Wildlife in the Twentieth Century. xxiv + 280 pp., illus., figs., app., bibl., index. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2006. $29.95. [REVIEW]Frederick R. Davis - 2007 - Isis 98 (2):428-428.
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