Book ID: CBB000071025

Cultures of Natural History (1996)


Curry, Helen Anne (Editor)

Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 1996
Edition Details: Edited by N. Jardine, J.A. Secord and E.C. Spary
Physical Details: xxi + 501 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: Jardine, Nicholas, Spary, Emma C.: The natures of cultural history. Ashworth, William B., Jr.: Emblematic natural history of the Renaissance. Cunningham, Andrew: The culture of gardens. Findlen, Paula: Courting nature. Whitaker, Katie: The culture of curiosity. Cook, Harold J.: Physicians and natural history. Johns, Adrian: Natural history as print culture. Roche, Daniel: Natural history in the academies. Koerner, Lisbet: Carl Linnaeus in his time and place. Schiebinger, Londa: Gender and natural history. Spary, Emma C.: Political, natural and bodily economics. Wood, Paul B.: The science of man. Guntau, Martin: The natural history of the earth. Jardine, Nicholas: Naturphilosophie and the kingdoms of nature. Outram, Dorinda: New spaces in natural history. Rudwick, Martin J.S.: Minerals, strata and fossils. Dettelbach, Michael: Humboldtian science. Browne, Janet: Biogeography and empire. Beer, Gillian: Travelling the other way. Bravo, Michael T.: Ethnological encounters. Larsen, Anne: Equipment for the field. Secord, Anne: Artisan botany. Allen, David: Tastes and crazes. Drouin, Jean-Marc, Bensaude-Vincent, Bernadette: Nature for the people. Nyhart, Lynn K.: Natural history and the “new” biology. Secord, James A.: Epilogue: The crisis of nature.

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