The Barrier Islands
A Photographic History of Life on Hog, Cobb, Smith, Cedar, Parramore, Metompkin and Assateague
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Barrier Islands by Curtis J. Badger
Book DescriptionAn eloquent record of island life off the coast of Virginia a century ago, when hunters and watermen harvested the riches in marsh and shoal and sportsmen came to fish the sea and relax on the beaches. This handsome book captures the spirit of those days. Curtis Badger and Rich Kellam conducted exhaustive research, interviewed descendants of old islanders, and collected over 300 photographs to tell the story of the generations who lived, worked, and played on the Barrier Islands.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780811702133
(280mm x 215mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Stackpole Books
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Curtis J. Badger
Natural History of Quiet Waters, Hardback (November 2007)
Although swamps are recognized as one of the most prolific natural systems on Earth, they have long held a mysterious place in America's history and culture. This work takes us on a personalized trip to the swamp, providing a look at the nature of these special places, and arguing that these natural systems should be protected, not destroyed.
Salt Tide, Paperback (June 2005)
A fascinating weave of science and memoir by a naturalist who draws inspiration from life among the coastal islands of Virginia.
Naturalist's Guide to the Virginia Coast, Paperback (March 2004)» View all books by Curtis J. Badger
In this book, Curtis Badger's goals are to draw the observer beyond the armchair and reading lamp, the museum and classroom, and outdoors onto the beaches and tidal flats of the Virginia coast to experience its rich natural diversity firsthand.
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Author Biography - Curtis J. Badger
Curtis J Badger and Rick Kellam
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