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Naturalists and society : the culture of natural history in Britain, 1700-1900

Author: David Elliston Allen
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2001.
Series: Collected studies, CS724.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the culture of natural history in Britain between 1700 and 1900. The author's interests are mainly botanical, but he has attempted from time to time to examine natural history as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Elliston Allen
ISBN: 0860788636 9780860788638
OCLC Number: 155595186
Description: 288 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Contents: Preface; The culture of natural history: Walking the swards: medical education and the rise and spread of the botanical field class; Natural history in Britain in the 18th century; James Edward Smith and the Natural History Society of Edinburgh; Shells, collecting and the Victorians; Tastes and crazes; The Victorian fern craze: pteridomania revisited; Bricks without straw: reconstructing the Botanical Society of London, 1836-1856; The women members of the Botanical Society of London, 1836-1856; The struggle for specialist journals: natural history in the British periodicals market in the first half of the 19th century; The early professionals in British natural history; On parallel lines: natural history and biology from the late Victorian period; The biological societies of London, 1870-1914: their interrelations and their responses to change; Changing attitudes to nature conservation: the botanical perspective; The lost limb: geology and natural history; The natural history society in Britain through the years; Naturalists in Britain: some tasks for the historian; Biography: J.F.M. Dovaston, an overlooked pioneer of field ornithology; The plagiarisms of Thomas Henry Cooper; The botanical family of Samuel Butler; C.C. Babington, Cambridge botany and the taxonomy of British flowering plants; The discoveries of Druce; Index.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS724.
Responsibility: David Elliston Allen.

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