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Picturing tropical nature

Author: Nancy Stepan
Publisher: London : Reaktion, [2002]
Series: Picturing history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, Nancy Stepan explores the ways in which the Tropics, in particular tropical nature, places, animals and people, were imagined and presented in European culture from the 19th century on.

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Genre/Form: Art
In art
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Stepan
ISBN: 1861891466 9781861891464
OCLC Number: 50214499
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Picturing history.
Responsibility: Nancy Leys Stepan.

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'[a] brilliant and provocative book ... The kind of book that carries forward a field in a single stride. It is both an insightful account of tropicality and a cultural history of Brazil, in which Read more...

 
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