Bone Rooms

Author: Samuel J. Redman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674969731
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In the bone rooms of the Smithsonian Institution and other museums in the late nineteenth century, a scientific revolution was unfolding, as collectors engaged in a global competition to recover the best human skeletons, mummies, fossils.

Bone Rooms

Author: Samuel J. Redman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674969715
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In the bone rooms of the Smithsonian Institution and other museums in the late nineteenth century, a scientific revolution was unfolding, as collectors engaged in a global competition to recover the best human skeletons, mummies, fossils.

Bone Rooms

Author: Samuel J. Redman
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674660410
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In the bone rooms of the Smithsonian Institution and other museums in the late nineteenth century, a scientific revolution was unfolding, as collectors engaged in a global competition to recover the best human skeletons, mummies, fossils.

Keeping Their Marbles

Author: Tiffany Jenkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191631892
Size: 46.69 MB
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In Keeping Their Marbles, Tiffany Jenkins tells the bloody story of how western museums came to acquire these objects.

Anatomy Museum

Author: Elizabeth Hallam
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1780236042
Size: 73.52 MB
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This book investigates anatomy museums in Western settings, revealing how they have operated in the often passionate pursuit of knowledge that inspires both fascination and fear.

House Of Lost Worlds

Author: Richard Conniff
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300211635
Size: 53.34 MB
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For anyone with an interest in exploring, understanding, and protecting the natural world, this book will deliver abundant delights.

Heredity Explored

Author: Staffan Müller-Wille
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034433
Size: 18.19 MB
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Investigations of how the understanding of heredity developed in scientific, medical, agro-industrial, and political contexts of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

The Lion In The Living Room

Author: Abigail Tucker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476738238
Size: 69.23 MB
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Cats are incredible creatures: they can eat practically anything and live almost anywhere. Tracing their rise from prehistory to the modern cat craze, Abigail Tucker presents an adventure through history, natural science, and pop culture.

Blood And Land

Author: J.C.H. King
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 1846148081
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This highly personal book, based on years of travel and first-hand research in North America, introduces a deeply complex story, of myriad identities and determined ethnicities - from the desert Southwest to the high Arctic, from first ...