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heyday of natural history, 1820-1870

Lynn Barber

heyday of natural history, 1820-1870

by Lynn Barber

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Natural history -- England -- History.,
    • Natural history -- United States -- History.,
    • Naturalists -- England -- Biography.,
    • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Lynn Barber.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH21.E5 B37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4163031M
      ISBN 100385125747
      LC Control Number80144473

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A good overview of the natural history movement in the 19th century, though I did dislike the organization of the text. The author's writing style was fantastic and really caught the highlights of the movement and individuals with the sort of detail that makes the book enjoyable/5.

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The Heyday of Natural History also gives us a very nice glimpse into the various aspects of Victorian life; the class structure, racism, sexism (women were considered not much brighter than the sea crustaceans they were collecting in bottles), daily life (absolute boredom for most women and many men), literature, work conditions (horrible), educational opportunities, religion, /5.

Review: The Heyday of Natural History by Lynn Barber. Jonathan Cape London The past is indeed another country and Lynn Barber is a marvellous guide in her kaleidoscopic review of Victorian natural history.

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His non-fiction books include Fantasyland, Reset and The Real Thing. He is also host of the Peabody Award-winning weekly public radio program Studio ,/5. In the chapter on “The Naturalist of the Boudoir” in her book The Heyday of Natural History5 Lynn Barber makes interesting observations on the ways women took part in the great enthusiasm for the natural world.

Francis Trevelyan Buckland (17 December – 19 December ), better known as Frank Buckland, was an English surgeon, zoologist, popular author and natural historian. He was born in a reputed family of naturalists. After a brief career in Born: 17 DecemberOxford, England.

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