Book ID: CBB000470135

Ant (2003)


Sleigh, Charlotte (Author)

Reaktion Books

Publication Date: 2003
Physical Details: 216 pp.; ill.; bib.; index
Language: English

Description “Elucidates the cultural reasons behind our varied reactions to these ... insects, and considers the variety of responses that humans have expressed at different times and in different places to their ... societies.” (from the publisher)

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Authors & Contributors
Kotrba, M.
Glaubrecht, M.
Jansen, Sarah
Sleigh, Charlotte
Vignau-Wilberg, Thea
Brown, Georgina V.
Archives of Natural History
Museum History Journal
Science-Fiction Studies
Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Filosofia e História da Biologia
Asclepio: Archivo Iberoamericano de Historia de la Medicina
Johns Hopkins University Press
University of Minnesota Press
Reaktion Books
Visual representation; visual communication
Science and culture
Martínez de la Escalera y Pérez de Rozas, Manuel
Vallisneri, Antonio
Wallace, Alfred Russel
Hunter, William
Mutis, José Celestino
Swammerdam, Jan
Time Periods
19th century
18th century
17th century
20th century
20th century, early
Early modern
Great Britain
New Guinea
South America
Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (Spain)
Mount Wilson Observatory

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