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Author Mehos, Donna C.

Title Science and culture for members only : the Amsterdam Zoo Artis in the nineteenth century / Donna C. Mehos
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Nation and Nature in Middle-Class Culture; Chapter 1: Structuring a New Generation's Scientific Society; Chapter 2: Private Science and the Public Interest; Chapter 3: Internationalizing Nationalist Science; Chapter 4: Science Joins Cultural Life; Conclusion: Science, Colonial Expansion, and National Identity; Appendix: Members of the Artis Board of Directors, 1838-1870; Notes; List of Illustrations and Color Plates; Bibliography; Index; Color Plates
Summary A study of the role of Amsterdam's Artis Zoo and the range of the cultural events it offered in the formation of the national and class identity in the nineteenth-century Netherlands
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Koninklijk Zoologisch Genootschap Natura Artis Magistra, te Amsterdam -- History.
Zoos -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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