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American Philosophical Society
Surveying the Record: North American Scientific Exploration to 1930 (Memoir 231)
Edward C. Carter II
Papers given at a conference on Scientific Exploration in North America to 1930 with topics including Cartography, Oceanic Exploration, Art, Anthropology, Lewis & Clark, & the West. This book adds much to our quest for knowledge of who & where we are by illuminating such themes as the role of maps & mapmaking in defining our national identify, the origins of Western exploration, the cultural clash found in the best-selling account of a 19th-century physician-explorer with Arctic peoples, the role of art in the service of science in bringing these newly discovered places & peoples into the Amer. parlor, & the impact of Mormon farming techniques on John Wesley Powell’s famed 1878 Arid Region Report. Black & white maps & illustrations.
Climate Crises in Human History
Both English and Latin: Bilingualism and Biculturalism in Milton’s Neo-Latin Writings: Transactions, APS (Vol. 102, Part 1)
Fighting for the Good Cause: Reflections on Francis Galton's Legacy to American Hereditarian Psychology
Choosing Selection: The Revival of Natural Selection in Anglo-American Evolutionary Biology, 1930-1970 (Transactions Vol. 99, Part 3)
The House of Barnes: The Man, The Collection, The Controversy (Memoir Vol. 266)
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