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American curiosity : cultures of natural history in the colonial British Atlantic world

Author: Susan Scott Parrish
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, cop. 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how various people in the British colonies understood and represented the natural world around them from the late sixteenth century through the eighteenth. The author uncovers early  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Scott Parrish
ISBN: 0807830097 9780807830093
OCLC Number: 469977767
Description: 1 vol. (XVI-321 p.) : ill. ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Susan Scott Parrish.
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"This groundbreaking book finally puts natural history where it belongs - at the center of eighteenth-century American cultural history." - Pauline Maier, Massachusetts Institute of Technology"

 
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