Environment and History
Environment and History 9(2003): 407-417
This study examines environmental work by the ornithologist and conservationist Perrine Moncrieff between 1920 and 1980. It discusses her Millais family background and vitalist beliefs as factors assisting the publication of her field guide, New Zealand Birds and How to Identify Them, her advocacy for Abel Tasman National Park, and her Presidency of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union. She and her work were marginalised in the mid-century development era but she became a mentor of conservationists in the 1970s.
This article is available online (PDF format) from ingentaconnect. Access is free if your institution subscribes to Environment and History.
Reprints of this article can be ordered from ingenta or the British Library
Contact the publishers for subscriptions and back numbers of Environment and History.Other papers in this volume
THE WHITE HORSE PRESS
The Old Vicarage, Winwick
Cambridgeshire, PE28 5PN, UK
Tel: +44 1832 293222