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Deep Things out of DarknessA History of Natural History$
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John G. T. Anderson

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780520273764

Published to California Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520273764.001.0001

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. Journeys Near and Far

. Journeys Near and Far

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(p.73) SEVEN . Journeys Near and Far
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Deep Things out of Darkness
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John G. T. Anderson

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520273764.003.0008

In which Maria Merian’s entomological studies and work in Suriname is discussed along with Mark Catesby’s travels in the Carolinas. The focus then shifts to Gilbert White’s Natural History of Selborne, with details on White’s education, life, and correspondents. After this the chapter discusses Joseph Banks and James Cook’s circumnavigation of the world and the Bartrams’s work in America.

Keywords:   Maria Merian, entomology, Suriname, Mark Catesby, Gilbert White, Selborne, James Cook, Joseph Banks

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