Natural History Societies and Civic Culture in Victorian Scotland

Natural History Societies and Civic Culture in Victorian Scotland

by Diarmid A. Finnegan

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ISBN-13: 9780822981770
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 07/15/2009
Series: Sci & Culture in the Nineteenth Century
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 272
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Cover Half Title Title Page Copyright Page Table of Contents Acknowledgements List of Figures and Tables Introduction 1. Founding Narratives 2. Fieldwork and Excursion Culture 3. Natural History and Civic Pride 4. Natural History and Self Culture 5. Organizing Subscriber Science 6. Scientific Motives and Civic Virtue Conclusion: Between Science and Civic Society Notes Works Cited Index

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