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.
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?