Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World: A Global Ecological History

  title={Guano and the Opening of the Pacific World: A Global Ecological History},
  author={Gregory T. Cushman},
List of illustrations Preface Abbreviations and acronyms Prologue 1. Introduction 2. The guano age 3. Neo-ecological imperialism 4. Where is Banaba? 5. Conservation and the technocratic ideal 6. The most valuable birds in the world 7. When the Japanese came to dinner 8. The road to survival 9. Guano and the Blue Revolution 10. Conclusion Select bibliography Index. 

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