Empire's Nature: Mark Catesby's New World Vision

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Amy R. W. Meyers, Margaret Beck Pritchard, Mark Catesby
UNC Press Books, 1998 - Nature - 272 pages
Completed in 1747, Mark Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands was the first major illustrated publication on the flora and fauna of Britain's American colonies. Inspired by a major traveling exhibition of Catesby's waterco
 

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Contents

Introduction
Reforming the Foundations of Society
5
Dreams and Realities
39
The Suburban Neighborhood Ideal
74
The House as Artistic Expression
105
Modernizing the House and Family
133
The Bungalow Craze
173
Ranch House Modern
195
The American Family Home and the American Dream
239
TOWARD AN UNDERSTANDING OF CATESBY
3
NEWTONIAN IN AMERICA
36
MARK CATESBY AND THE PATRONAGE OF NATURAL HISTORY IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
93
MARK CA TESB Y AND THE CULTURE OF GARDENS
117
THE IMPACT OF MARK CATESBYS PLANT INTRODUCTIONS ON ENGLISH GARDENS OI THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
154
MARK CATESBYS RESPONSE TO ENITRONMENTAL INTERCHANGE AND COLONIAL EXPANSION
198
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The Suburban Complex
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About the author (1998)

Amy R. W. Meyers is curator of American art at The Henry E. Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California.

Margaret Beck Pritchard is curator of prints, maps, and wallpaper at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Virginia.