Book ID: CBB000071049

Hugh Miller and the controversies of Victorian science (1996)


Shortland, Michael (Editor)

Clarendon Press

Publication Date: 1996
Physical Details: x + 401 pp.; illus.; notes; bibl.

Description Contents: Shortland, Michael: Bonneted mechanic and narrative hero: The self-modelling of Hugh Miller. Oldroyd, David R.: The geologist from Cromarty. Paradis, James G.: The natural historian as antiquary of the world: Hugh Miller and the rise of literary natural history. Henry, John: Palaeontology and theodicy: Religion, politics and the Asterolepsis of Stromness. Brooke, John Hedley: Like minds: The God of Hugh Miller. Macleod, Donald: Hugh Miller, the disruption and the Free Church of Scotland. Alston, David: The fallen meteor: Hugh Miller and local tradition. Vincent, David: Miller's improvement: A classic tale of self-advancement? Robb, David: “Stand, and unfold yourself”: My schools and schoomasters. Porter, Roy: Miller's madness. Shortland, Michael: Hugh Miller's contribution to the Witness, 1840-56. Shortland, Michael: A bibliography of Hugh Miller.

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Review Secord, J. (1998) Review of "Hugh Miller and the controversies of Victorian science". British Journal for the History of Science (pp. 249-50). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Taylor, Michael A.
Miller, Hugh
Trewin, Nigel H.
Taylor, Michael L.
Stafford, Robert A.
Sakula, A.
Archives of Natural History
Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
British Journal for the History of Science
Annals of Science: The History of Science and Technology
NMS Enterprises
National Museums of Scotland
Harvard University Press
Edinburgh University Press
Cromarty Arts Trust & the Elphinstone Institute of the University of Aberdeen
Cambridge University Press
Natural history
Miller, Hugh
Miller Fgs, Hugh
Taylor, Harriet M.
Ramsay, Andrew Crombie
Murchison, Roderick Impey
Marsh, Othniel Charles
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
British Isles
Edinburgh (Scotland)
London (England)
United States
Great Britain
Geologists' Association

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