Of Sangfroid and Sphinx Moths: Cruelty, Public Relations, and the Growth of Entomology in England, 1800-1840

  title={Of Sangfroid and Sphinx Moths: Cruelty, Public Relations, and the Growth of Entomology in England, 1800-1840},
  author={Anne Hollerbach},
  pages={201 - 220}
De 1800 a 1840, la connaissance de la zoologie etait fondee sur les observations de specimens obtenus a partir d'animaux morts, permettant ainsi de decouvrir l'histoire naturelle 

History of Ecological Sciences, Part 45: Ecological Aspects of Entomology During the 1800s

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    British journal for the history of science
  • 2015
British naturalists were captivated by this insect for reasons both philosophical and practical, and saw solutions to political problems of famine, dearth, national wealth, governance and excess population, in addition to finding reassurance that Enlightened confidence in nature's inherent stability and fruitfulness was not unfounded.

Amateurs and Professionals in One County: Biology and Natural History in Late Victorian Yorkshire

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  • T. Ikin
  • Sociology
    Animals : an open access journal from MDPI
  • 2011
This paper analyses collecting of animals, a core task for institutions of natural heritage, and how this interacts with a professed “conservation ethic” in a twenty-first century Australian setting.

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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:

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It is suggested that the Rs are hierarchical, such that Replacement, which can totally eliminate harm, should be considered prior to Reduction, which decreases the number of animals harmed, with Refinement being considered last.

Knowing Insects: Hosts, Vectors and Companions of Science

The social analysis of insects has challenged our concepts of sociability, intentionality and language, while investigations of their habitats have informed how we construct and manage public space.



Hatchard and Son, 1839), especially pp

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A Humane Method of depriving Insects, intended for Specimens, of Life,' in the Mag

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