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This illustrated volume focuses on the fruits of recent scholarship in the history of natural history. Public interest in this field has been stimulated by environmental concerns and through links with the histories of art, collecting and gardening. A total of 24 specially-commissioned essays cover the period from the 16th century, when the first institutions of natural hi...more
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Published January 24th 2005 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 26th 1996)
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