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Nature in Ireland : a scientific and cultural history

Nature in Ireland : a scientific and cultural history / senior editor, John Wilson Foster ; associate editor, Helena C.G. Chesney.
1874675295 (cased)
1874675899 (pbk.)
Dublin : Lilliput Press, 1997.
Physical Description
xii, 658 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Maps on endpapers.
To help ensure preservation of print and digital collections, this title is retained by Yale University Library on behalf of the HathiTrust Shared Print Program.
Added to Catalog
June 01, 2002
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The heritage of the rocks / John Feehan
Encountering traditions / John Wilson Foster
The early naturalists / Christopher Moriarty
Fluctuations in fortune: three hundred years of Irish geology / Patrick N. Wyse Jackson
The kingdom of the air: the progress of meteorology / Brendan McWilliams
Woodland in history and culture / Eoin Neeson
Botany in Ireland / Donal Synnott
Bogland: study and utilization / Peter Foss and Catherine O'Connell
Paper landscapes: mapping Ireland's physical geography / J.H. Andrews
Insects and entomology / James P. O'Connor
Mammals and mammalogy / Patrick Sleeman
Bird study in Ireland / Clive Hutchinson
Fish and fisheries / Christopher Moriarty
No stone unturned: Robert Lloyd Praeger and the major surveys / Michael D. Guiry
Out of Ireland: naturalists abroad. Francis Beaufort / Sheila Landy. Edward Sabine / Paul Hackney. Francis Rawdon Chesney / Helena C.G. Chesney. Francis Leopold McClintock / Paul Hackney. Robert Templeton / Helena C.G. Chesney and Robert Nash. John Macoun / Mary G. McGeown. Henry Chichester Hart / Iain Higgins
Enlightenment and education / Helena C.G. Chesney
Darwin in Belfast: the evolution debate / David N. Livingstone
Nature and nation in the nineteenth century / John Wilson Foster
Contrasting natures: the issue of names / Seán Lysaght
The history of natural history: grand narrative or local lore? / Dorinda Outram
Essential texts in Irish natural history / David Cabot
The art of nature illustration / Martyn Anglesea
Wild sports and stone guns / Michael Viney
The natural history of demesnes / Terence Reeves-Smyth
Threat and conservation: attitudes to nature in Ireland / John Feehan
The culture of nature / John Wilson Foster.

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