The concussion of revolution: Publications and reform at the early Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, 1812–1842

@article{Porter1979TheCO,
  title={The concussion of revolution: Publications and reform at the early Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, 1812–1842},
  author={Charlotte M. Porter},
  journal={Journal of the History of Biology},
  year={1979},
  volume={12},
  pages={273-292}
}
  • Charlotte M. Porter
  • Published 1979
  • Biology
  • Journal of the History of Biology
  • Like many American intellectual endeavors following the War of 1812, the large works of natural history published by members of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia were nationalistic in tone. The size and number of these illustrated books reflected both the wealth of new collections made on western expeditions and the Academy’s early commitment to the establishment of a distinctly Americanscience. Indeed, from their earliest organization in 1812, members of the Philadelphia Academy… CONTINUE READING
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