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Cathedrals of Science: The Development of Colonial Natural History Museums during the Late Nineteenth Century

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By: Susan Sheets-Pyenson

144 pages, B/w photos

McGill-Queens University Press

Hardback | Nov 1988 | #6177 | ISBN: 0773506551
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About this book

Colonial natural history museums were an important and previously neglected feature in the developing landscape of `big science'. Although the museum movement died at the turn of the century, it left a legacy of cathedrals of science as monuments to remarkable intellectual visions.

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