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The Resource American Curiosity : Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World

American Curiosity : Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World

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American Curiosity : Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World
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American Curiosity
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Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World
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Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press Ser
American Curiosity : Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World
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American Curiosity : Cultures of Natural History in the Colonial British Atlantic World
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Contents -- Acknowledgments -- List of Illustrations -- Abbreviations and Short Titles -- Introduction -- 1. The British Metropolis and Its ''America,'' 1584-1763 -- A Strange Overplus -- Nature's Admirable Regularity -- London's Curious -- 2. English Bodies in America -- The English Humoral Body -- Contagious Climates -- The English Body Saved -- Uncouth Symptoms -- 3. Atlantic Correspondence Networks and the Curious Male Colonial -- Mutual Commerce -- Not One Rational Eye -- The Empirical Advantage -- Becoming an F.R.S. -- Us Americans -- 4. The Nature of Candid Friendship -- Familiar Letters -- The Honest Friend versus the Fop -- Curious Love -- Gifts -- 5. Lavinia's Nature -- Fatal Curiosity -- A Peculiar Grace in the Fair Sex -- Specimens by Every Shipping -- Finding Signs of the Pastoral -- 6. Indian Sagacity -- The Most Secret Things of Nature -- Dear and Deadly Grapes -- Contested Mediation -- No People Have Better Eyes -- A Wonderful Antidote -- 7. African Magi, Slave Poisoners -- Topographies of Slave Knowledge -- Cunning -- Hiding Places -- Collectors -- Poisoners -- Healers -- Obscene Birds -- Forest Trial, Forest Refuge -- Conclusion -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- W -- Y
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