"Good observers of nature" : American women and the scientific study of the natural world, 1820-1885 / Tina Gianquitto

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Gianquitto, Tina.

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Imprint
Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2007.
Descript
xii, 216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-211) and index.
Contents
Introduction. The languages of nature : an overview -- Botany's beautiful arrangement : Almira Phelps and Enlightenment science -- The pressure of hidden causes : Margaret Fuller and Romantic science -- The noble designs of nature : Susan Fenimore Cooper, natural science, and the picturesque aesthetic -- Spiders, ants, and carnivorous plants : Mary Treat and evolutionary science -- Epilogue. Human homes in nature's household : the emergence of a conservation ethic.
Subject
Women naturalists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women botanists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Natural history -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Nature in literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Botany in literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN
9780820329185 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820329185 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820329192 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0820329193 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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OCoLC
20071218103621.0
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