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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Authors & Contributors
Taylor, Michael A.
Miller, Hugh
Borley, Lester
Brooke, John Hedley
Douglas, J. A.
Edmonds, J. M.
Archives of Natural History
British Journal for the History of Science
Earth Sciences History: Journal of the History of the Earth Sciences Society
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Cromarty Arts Trust & the Elphinstone Institute of the University of Aberdeen
Edinburgh University Press
Harvard University Press
National Museums of Scotland
NMS Enterprises
Legare Street Press
Natural history
Miller, Hugh
Buckland, William
Buckland, Mary
Huxley, Thomas Henry
Lyell, Charles
Marsh, Othniel Charles
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
British Isles
Edinburgh (Scotland)
Great Britain
United States
London (England)

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