American curiosity : cultures of natural history in the colonial British Atlantic world /

Examines how various people in the British colonies understood and represented the natural world around them from the late sixteenth century through the eighteenth. The author uncovers early descriptions of American natural phenomena as well as clues to how people in the colonies construed their own...

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Main Author: Parrish, Susan Scott.
Corporate Author: Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2006]
Series:Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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