Bright Paradise: Victorian Scientific Travellers

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Chatto & Windus, 1996 - History - 276 pages
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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

Contents

To the Worlds Beginning
1
The Scientists of the Survey
17
The Heart of Africa
42
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About the author (1996)

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

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