Le mouvement d'étude de nature (Nature Study) aux Etats-Unis. Citoyens et Science vers la fin du 19ème siècle. Le rôle d'Anna Botsford Comstock

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Essay discusses the role of Anna Botsford Comstock of Cornell University in the rise of the Nature Study Movement in the United States.


  • Comstock, Anna Botsford
  • Comstock, John Henry
  • Cornell University


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Proceedings of a conference at the University of St. Etienne in France.

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Des Sciences Citoyennes? La Question de L'amateur dans les Sciences Naturalistes (Book)

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  • Education
  • Natural History
  • Nature study
  • Study and teaching
  • Natural history--Study and teaching

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Number of pages: 21; Page numbers: 19-39

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