9 edition of Cultures of natural history found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 460-494) and index.
|Statement||edited by N. Jardine, J.A. Secord, and E.C. Spary.|
|Contributions||Jardine, Nicholas., Secord, James A., Spary, E. C.|
|LC Classifications||QH15 .C85 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxi, 501 p. :|
|Number of Pages||501|
|ISBN 10||0521453941, 0521558948|
|LC Control Number||94039445|
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Public interest in this lively field has been stimulated by environmental concerns and through links with the histories of art, collecting and gardening. The centrality of the development of natural history for other branches of history.
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The fourteen essays in Collecting Across Cultures represent new work by an international group of historians, art historians, and historians of science.
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