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Author Mehos, Donna C., author.

Title Science and culture for members only : the Amsterdam Zoo Artis in the nineteenth century / Donna C. Mehos.

Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2006.


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Description 1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations (some color)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Contents Nation and nature in middle-class culture -- Structuring a new generation's scientific society -- Private science and the public interest -- Internationalizing nationalist science -- Science joins cultural life -- Science, colonial expansion, and national identity -- Members of the Artis Board of Directors, 1838-1870.
Language English.
Subject Koninklijk Zoologisch Genootschap Natura Artis Magistra, te Amsterdam -- History.
Koninklijk Zoologisch Genootschap Natura Artis Magistra, te Amsterdam. (OCoLC)fst00520306
Zoos -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History -- 19th century.
NATURE -- Animals -- General.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
NATURE -- Animals -- Wildlife.
Mathematics and science.
Science: general issues.
Zoos. (OCoLC)fst01184777
Netherlands -- Amsterdam. (OCoLC)fst01204180
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mehos, Donna C. Science and culture for members only. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2006 9053567399 (DLC) 2006421603 (OCoLC)76940140
ISBN 1423785215 (electronic bk.)
9781423785217 (electronic bk.)
9789053567395 (print)
9053567399 (print)
9789048503810 (electronic bk.)
9048503817 (electronic bk.)

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