Wired wilderness technologies of tracking and the making of modern wildlife animals history culture 1st edition by. Technologies of tracking and the making of modern wildlife the history of science and technology animal studies and the cultural and political history of the united states etienne benson traces the radio tracking of wild animals across a wide range of institutions regions and species and in a variety of contexts wired wilderness . American wildlife biologists first began fitting animals with radio transmitters in the 1950s by the 1980s the practice had proven so useful to scientists and nonscientists alike that it became global wired wilderness is the first book length study of the origin evolution use and impact of . Wired wilderness technologies of tracking and making of modern wildlife etienne benson wired wilderness traces the evolution of the modern wildlife biologists field practices and shows how the intense interest of nonscientists at once constrained and benefited the field scholars of and researchers involved in wildlife management will . Wired wilderness opens a window onto one aspect of a much more expansive landscape which environmental historians and historians of technology have yet to fully explore namely the logic and technologies of monitoring and surveillance that became instrumental to the infrastruc ture of postwar environmental science
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