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A glorious enterprise : the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the making of American science

作者: Robert McCracken Peck; Patricia Tyson Stroud; Rosamond Wolff Purcell
出版商: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 英語 : 1st ed所有版本和格式的總覽
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This first complete history of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia narrates signal moments, achievements, and the colorful characters associated with an institution that shaped the study  再讀一些...

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類型/形式: History
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Robert McCracken Peck; Patricia Tyson Stroud; Rosamond Wolff Purcell
ISBN: 9780812243802 0812243803
OCLC系統控制編碼: 748286971
描述: xvii, 437 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
内容: A gathering of gentlemen : the founding and early years --
The lure of the West : exploration and exodus --
A widening sphere --
The American woodsman comes calling : John James Audubon and the academy --
The American Golgotha : defining race in the early republic --
Gorillas grab the limelight : Paul Du Chaillu, John Cassin, and the professionalization of science --
The marvelous bipedal masterpiece : religion, politics, and public display --
Fossils, finders, and feuds : Leidy, Hayden, Cope, and Marsh --
"I must have fame" : Robert Peary explores the Arctic --
Early man at the academy --
Volcanoes to caverns : exploring for minerals --
Academy expeditions, 1928 to 1960 --
Dioramas defy the Great Depression --
Science and celebrity : the academy goes Hollywood --
Visions in microscopes : water quality and the environment --
Regrouping and looking forward in the postwar years --
Reaching out : festivals and friends --
The academy's "glorious enterprise" completes its second century.
責任: Robert McCracken Peck and Patricia Tyson Stroud ; photographs by Rosamond Purcell.
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"To leaf through A Glorious Enterprise is to see history unfold. Two hundred years in the making, this beautiful book is a paean to the Western Hemisphere's oldest natural history museum-the Academy 再讀一些...

 
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