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Bloomsbury Scientists : Science and Art in the Wake of Darwin - by Michael Boulter (Hardcover)
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The Bloomsbury group is famous for its contributions to literature and art. What’s less well-known is that the milieu also included scientists. This book tells the story of the network of scientists living amid the writers and artists in that single square mile of London immediately before and after World War I. Michael Boulter weaves together Bloomsbury’s multidisciplinary narratives of genetics, ecology, postimpressionism, and literature, and draws intricate connections through the friendships, grievances, quarrels, and affections of the movement’s key players. Bloomsbury Scientists offers a fresh perspective on this history at a time when the complex relationship between science and art continues to be debated.
Number of Pages: 175
Genre: Science, History
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Michael Boulter
Street Date: April 15, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-58-6125
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