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The Book of Nature: Natural History in the United States 1825-1875

By: Margaret Welch

289 pages, B/w illus

Northeastern University Press

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #83168 | ISBN: 1555533426
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About this book

Explores the interactions between natural history literature - especially illustrated botanical and zoological monographs - and its readers, relating the importance of these works in the transmission of natural history's practice and discourse. This book offers fresh insights into both the roots of today's conservation movement and unexplored areas of our cultural history.

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