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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
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2006
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Online access: OAPEN Open Research Library (ORL)
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
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
Analysis Popular science
Wetenschap algemeen
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Koninklijk Zoölogisch Genootschap Natura Artis Magistra, te Amsterdam -- History
Koninklijk Zoölogisch Genootschap Natura Artis Magistra, te Amsterdam.
Zoos -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History -- 19th century
Mathematics and science.
Science: general issues.
NATURE -- Animals -- General.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
NATURE -- Animals -- Wildlife.
Zoos.
Netherlands -- Amsterdam.
Genre/Form Electronic books
History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006421603
ISBN 1423785215
9781423785217
9789053567395
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9789048503810
9048503817
9786610959112
6610959110