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A Glorious Enterprise

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science

A Glorious Enterprise( )
Author: Peck, Robert McCracken
Stroud, Patricia Tyson
Photographer: Purcell, Rosamond
ISBN:978-0-8122-0714-9
Publication Date:Feb 2013
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $113.00
Book Description:

This first complete history of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia narrates signal moments, achievements, and the colorful characters associated with an institution that shaped the study of natural history in America. Stunning original photographs by Rosamond Purcell cast extraordinary specimens from Academy collections in new light.



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