Book ID: CBB000741814

Six Legs Better: A Cultural History of Myrmecology (2007)


Sleigh, Charlotte (Author)

Johns Hopkins University Press

Publication Date: 2007
Physical Details: vii + 302 pp.; ill.; bibl.; index
Language: English

Description On metaphors in science and the representations of ants within the field of entomology from the late 19th to the mid-20th centuries.

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Review Milam, Erika Lorraine (2007) Review of "Six Legs Better: A Cultural History of Myrmecology". Journal of the History of Biology (p. 770). unapi

Review Buhs, Joshua Blu (2007) Review of "Six Legs Better: A Cultural History of Myrmecology". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 855). unapi

Review Knowles, Barbara (2007) Review of "Six Legs Better: A Cultural History of Myrmecology". History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences (p. 101). unapi

Review Burkhardt, Richard W. (2008) Review of "Six Legs Better: A Cultural History of Myrmecology". British Journal for the History of Science (p. 447). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Sleigh, Charlotte
Castonguay, Stéphane
Simpson, Emily
Irene Treccani
Chew, Carissa
Cristiana Loureiro de Mendonça Couto
Archives of Natural History
Scientia Canadensis: Journal of the History of Canadian Science, Technology, and Medicine
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Llull: Revista de la Sociedad Española de Historia de las Ciencias y de las Técnicas
Reaktion Books
Louisiana State University Press
Johns Hopkins University Press
Il Poligrafo
University of Pennsylvania
Metaphors; analogies
Natural history
Science and culture
Thompson, Silvanus Phillips
Spencer, Herbert
Shapley, Harlow
Rippon, Robert Henry Fernando
Norris, Frank
Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
21st century
20th century
18th century
Great Britain
United States
Pasadena (California)
São Paulo (Brazil)
Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (Spain)
Mount Wilson Observatory

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