To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Natural History  Biography, Exploration & Travel

The Naturalist in Britain A Social History

By: David Elliston Allen
312 pages, 11 b/w photos
The Naturalist in Britain
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • The Naturalist in Britain ISBN: 9780691036328 Paperback Nov 1994 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
  • The Naturalist in Britain ISBN: 9780691036281 Hardback Dec 1994 Out of Print #31521
Selected version: £55.00
About this book Contents Customer reviews Related titles

About this book

Reissue of this classic work, with a new preface by the author. The book traces the evolution of natural history from the 17th to early 20th Century, from the `herbalizings' of apprentice apothecaries to the emergence of natural history as an organized discipline. The author describes the role of scientific ideas, popular fashion, religious motivations, literary influences and other factors.
`....a key resource for historians of science and an excellent introduction to natural history for the general reader' - Nature


<table><TR><TD> <TD>List of Plates <TR><TD>Ch. 2 <TD>The Rise to Fashion <TR><TD>Ch. 3 <TD>Wonders of the Past <TR><TD>Ch. 4 <TD>The Victorian Setting <TR><TD>Ch. 5 <TD>The Fruits of Efficiency <TR><TD>Ch. 6 <TD>Exploring the Fringes <TR><TD>Ch. 7 <TD>Deadlier Weapons <TR><TD>Ch. 8 <TD>The Field Club <TR><TD>Ch. 9 <TD>The Parting of the Ways <TR><TD>Ch. 10 <TD>Dispersed Efforts <TR><TD>Ch. 11 <TD>Recovery on the Coasts <TR><TD>Ch. 12 <TD>An Infusion of Mobility <TR><TD>Ch. 13 <TD>A Break for Play <TR><TD>Ch. 14 <TD>The Eventual Combining <TR><TD> <TD>Notes on Sources <TR><TD> <TD>Index

Customer Reviews

By: David Elliston Allen
312 pages, 11 b/w photos
Media reviews
Allen's original [book] ... is dense with picturesque detail, rich in correlation with social, artistic, and technical trends. The Times Literary Supplement Allen has made a caring, pioneering attempt towards mapping this vast forest... It is a book which is unlikely to be superseded. -- Roy Porter Annals of Science
Current promotions
Field Guide SaleNHBS Moth TrapNew and Forthcoming BooksBuyers Guides