jump to search box

Deep things out of darkness : a history of natural history / John G.T. Anderson.

Availability

Online

At the Library

Other libraries

Author/Creator:
Anderson, John G. T., 1957-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvi, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-318) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction : Adam's task, Job's challenge
  • From hunter-gatherers to kings of kings
  • A wonderful man : Aristotle and Greek natural history
  • The spoils of an empire
  • An emperor and his descendants
  • New worlds
  • Ray, Linnaeus, and the ordering of the world
  • Journeys near and far
  • Before the Origin
  • Forms most beautiful : Darwin
  • The geography of nature : Humboldt
  • Hearts of light : Wallace and Bates
  • Spoils of other empires
  • Breadfruit and icebergs
  • Naturalists in New England : Thoreau, Agassiz, and Gray
  • From Muir and Alexander to Leopold and Carson
  • The slow death (and resurrection) of natural history.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780520273764
0520273761

powered by Blacklight
© Stanford University. Stanford, California 94305. (650) 725-1064. Terms of Use | Copyright Complaints | Opt Out of Analytics
jump to top