Bright Paradise: Victorian Scientific Travellers

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Chatto & Windus, 1996 - History - 276 pages

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BRIGHT PARADISE: Victorian Scientific Travellers

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A lucid and lively survey of Victorian explorers from Raby (English/Homerton College, Cambridge). ``For the English in the nineteenth century, abroad, and especially the Empire and the colonies ... Read full review

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Global in their travels and undaunted by difficulties of climate and disease, a special clique of Victorians sought out, preserved, classified, and shipped back home insects, plants, fishes, and ... Read full review


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Raby lectures in Drama and English at the University of Cambridge.

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