Songbirds in Singapore: The Growth of a Pastime :: Lesley Layton

Songbirds in Singapore: The Growth of a Pastime :: Lesley Layton soon to be presented for sale on the stupendous BookLovers of Bath web site!

Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1991, Hardback.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs;

From the cover: This book examines the importance of songbird ownership in Singapore and explores the complex and dynamic relationship between the Singaporean and his songbird. It reveals how bird-keeping, an ancient male-dominated pastime imported from China, India, and the Malay Archipelago, evolved and grew in Sing…

In the Images of Asia series.

Very Good.

Pictorial boards. (xi) 89 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8″ x 5¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Social History catalogue?

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