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The Naturalist in Britain: A Social History (Princeton Paperbacks)

David Elliston Allen - Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

At once a major resource for historians of science and an excellent introduction to natural history for the general reader, David Allen's The Naturalist in Britain established a precedent for investigating natural history as a social phenomenon. Here the author traces the evolution...
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Higher Powers: Alcohol and After in Uganda's Capital City

China Scherz - University of California Press
Format: Paperback

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit to learn more.. Higher Powers draws on four years of collaborative fieldwork carried out with Ugandans working to reconstruct their...
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Biodeterioration of Cultural Heritage: Dynamic Interfaces between Fungi, Fungal Pigments and Paper

Hanna Szczepanowska - Mdpi AG
Format: Hardcover

Fungi-induced stains on paper are one of the most challenging forms of biodeterioration to study and to prevent; this is because they involve living organisms, and the ways in which fungi respond to changes in the environment and modifications of paper are unpredictable. Yet, there is a great...
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How to Be Old: Lessons in Living Boldly from the Accidental Icon

Lyn Slater - Plume
Format: Hardcover

A personal memoir in which Lyn Slater, known on Instagram as "Accidental Icon,"brings her characteristic style, optimism, forward-thinking, and rules-are-meant-to-be-broken attitude to the question of how to live boldly at any age. When Lyn Slater started her fashion blog, Accidental...
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Still As Bright: An Illuminating History of the Moon, from Antiquity to Tomorrow

Christopher Cokinos - Pegasus Books
Format: Hardcover

An immersive exploration of the nightly presence that has captured our imagination for the entirety of human history.. "When the Moon rises between buildings or over trees, it's not just a beautiful light: It's an archive of human longing, fear and adventure. The Moon is more...
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