Item description for Science and Culture for Members Only: The Amsterdam Zoo Artis in the Nineteenth Century by Donna C. Mehos...
The Amsterdam zoo Artis was recognized as the preeminent cultural center of the city for much of the nineteenth century. Donna Mehos here examines the exclusive nature of Artis and how the Amsterdam middle class utilized it to cultivate a culture of science that would reflect well on the nation and its capital. This volume offers a fascinating study of the role of science in the development of Dutch national and class identities during a period of national and colonial expansion.
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Studio: Amsterdam University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.29" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.79 lbs.
Release Date Dec 15, 2006
Publisher Amsterdam University Press
ISBN 9053567399 ISBN13 9789053567395
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More About Donna C. Mehos
Donna Mehos is a senior researcher at the Technical University of Eindhoven.