The Resource Joseph Banks and the British Museum : the world of collecting, 1770-1830, by Neil Chambers

Joseph Banks and the British Museum : the world of collecting, 1770-1830, by Neil Chambers

Label
Joseph Banks and the British Museum : the world of collecting, 1770-1830
Title
Joseph Banks and the British Museum
Title remainder
the world of collecting, 1770-1830
Statement of responsibility
by Neil Chambers
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Concentrating on the explorer and naturalist Joseph Banks (1743-1820), this book explores the early history of collections at the British Museum. Taking Banks' extraordinary career as its basis, it examines the changes that took place during a period of transition that led to collecting on an increasingly global scale
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
069.5094109033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
AM343
LC item number
.C47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Joseph Banks and the British Museum : the world of collecting, 1770-1830, by Neil Chambers
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-182) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Illustrations; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Banks as an Early Traveller and Collector, and the British Museum; 2 Ethnography; 3 Natural History and Zoology; 4 Investigating Natural History: Expanding Limits After 1800; 5 Earth Sciences; 6 Libraries and Antiquities; Conclusions; Epitaph; Notes; Bibliography; Appendix
Control code
ocn607889504
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 195 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281124944
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24722868
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607889504
  • pebco128112494X
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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