There are 4 results matching your search for "Mark Cocker".
Claxton, Field Notes from a Small PlanetHardback £14.99 Buy Now
In a single twelve-month cycle of daily writings Mark Cocker explores his relationship to the East Anglian landscape, to nature and to all the living things around him. The separate entries are characterised by close observation, depth of experience, and a profound awareness of seasonal change, both within in each distinct year and, more alarmingly, over the longer period, as a result of the changing climate
A Tiger in the Sand: Selected Writings…Hardback £12.99 Buy Now
Features over 100 articles, mainly taken from columns for the Guardian and Guardian Weekly, which illustrate some of the author's most enduring themes over the last 20 years. This hugely varied selection also demonstrates a concern to champion the despised and neglected, as much as it explores some of the world's most charismatic creatures.
Birds BritannicaHardback £35.00 Buy Now
This title covers cultural links, social history, birds as food, ecology, the lore and language of birds, myths, art, literature and music, anecdotes, birdsong and rare facts, migration, the seasons and our sense of place. An attempt to describe the interaction of birds and humans, it captures the essence of why birds matter.
10% OFFBirds & PeopleHardback £36.00 RRP: £40.00Buy Now
Part natural history and part cultural study, it describes and maps the entire spectrum of our engagements with birds, drawing in themes of history, literature, art, cuisine, language, lore, politics and the environment. In the end, this is a book as much about us as it is about birds. Birds and People is also exceptional in that the author has solicited contributions from people worldwide. Personal anecdotes and stories have come from more than 650 individuals in 81 different countries. They range from university academics to Mongolian eagle hunters, and from Amerindian shamans to some of the most celebrated writers of our age. The sheer multitude of voices in this global chorus means that Birds and People is both a source book on why we cherish birds and a powerful testament to their importance for all humanity.