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Field, lab and museum : the practice and place of life science in Yorkshire, 1870-1904

  title={Field, lab and museum : the practice and place of life science in Yorkshire, 1870-1904},
  author={Samuel J.M.M. Alberti},
Later Victorian Yorkshire was home to a vigorous community of life science practitioners. In studying them, I reassess three dichotomies familiar to the contextualist historian of Victorian science: field and laboratory, science and society, and amateur and professional. I outline the refashioning of amateur and professional roles in life science, and I provide a revised historiography for the relationship between amateurs and professionals in this area and era. While exploring these issues, I… 
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