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Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century
Macgregor, A. (Ed.) (2018). Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2. Brill: Leiden. ISBN 9789004323834. 999 pp. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841
Part of: Emergence of Natural History. Brill: Leiden. ISSN 2452-3283, more
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Keywords
    Birds
    Classification > Taxonomy
    Collections
    Cultural anthropology
    Fish
    History
    Preservation
    Recording
    Taxa > Animal genetic resources > Breeds > Imported breeds > Exotics

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  • Macgregor, A., editor

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  • Macgregor, A. (2018). Introduction, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 1-39. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_002, more
  • Masseti, M. (2018). New World and other exotic animals in the Italian renaissance: the menageries of Lorenzo Il Magnifico and his son, pope Leo X, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 40-75. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_003, more
  • Jordan Gschwend, A. (2018). The emperor’s exotic and new world animals: Hans Khevenhüller and Habsburg menageries in Vienna and Prague, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 76-103. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_004, more
  • Addyman, M. (2018). “Judge by experience and by learning”: the fieldwork of William Turner (c.1508-1568), in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 104-128. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_005, more
  • Egmond, F. (2018). On Northern shores: sixteenth-century observations of fish and seabirds (North Sea and North Atlantic), in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 129-148. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_006, more
  • Davis, P. (2018). Collecting and preserving fishes: a historical perspective, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 149-165. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_007, more
  • Egmond, F. (2018). Into the wild: botanical fieldwork in the sixteenth century, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 166-211. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_008, more
  • Jarvis, C.E. (2018). “Take with you a small spudd or trowell”: James Petiver’s directions for collecting natural curiosities, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 212-239. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_009, more
  • Hodacs, H. (2018). Linnaean scholars out of doors: so much to name, learn and profit from, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 240-257. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_010, more
  • Williams, G. (2018). “Devilish fellows who test patience to the very limit”: naturalists in the Pacific in the age of Cook, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 258-278. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_011, more
  • Krech III, S. (2018). Catesby’s birds, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 279-331. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_012, more
  • Houston, C.S. (2018). The Hudson’s Bay Company and its collectors, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 332-364. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_013, more
  • MacGregor, A. (2018). European enlightenment in India: an episode of Anglo-German collaboration in the natural sciences on the Coromandel Coast, late 1700s–early 1800s, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 365-392. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_014, more
  • Vermeulen, H.F. (2018). Eight ways to catch a seal: fieldwork in Siberia in the age of Enlightenment, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 393-440. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_015, more
  • Driver, F. (2018). Face to face with Nain Singh: the Schlagintweit collections and their uses, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 441-469. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_016, more
  • Huxley, R. (2018). More than one way to skin a wombat: the how and why of collecting in the South Seas, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 470-499. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_017, more
  • Nowak-Kemp, M. (2018). William Burchell in Southern Africa, 1811-1815, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 500-549. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_018, more
  • Harrison, S.A. (2018). Snapshots of tropical diversity: collecting plants in colonial and imperial Brazil, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 550-577. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_019, more
  • Nelson, E.C. (2018). From tubs to flying Boats: episodes in transporting living plants, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 578-606. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_020, more
  • Moore, P.G. (2018). Faunal collecting, inventorying and systematizing in the marine environment: a historical, mostly British, perspective, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 607-628. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_021, more
  • Scales, H. (2018). Gathering spirals: on the naturalist and shell collector Hugh Cuming, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 629-645. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_022, more
  • Barnard, P.C. (2018). Bat-fowlers, pooters and cyanide jars: a historical overview of insect collecting and preservation, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 646-685. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_023, more
  • Hünniger, D. (2018). Nets, labels and boards: materiality and natural history practices in Continental European manuals on insect collecting 1688-1776, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 686-705. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_024, more
  • Peck, R.M. (2018). Collecting abroad, preserving at home: Titian Ramsay Peale II, American entomologist and collector, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 706-729. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_025, more
  • Hancock, E.G. (2018). John Russell Malloch: amateur naturalist to professional taxonomist, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 730-758. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_026, more
  • Morris, P. (2018). Reflections on some practical aspects of collecting during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 759-774. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_027, more
  • Brinkman, P.D. (2018). Following the lure: field experience and professional opportunities in turn-of-the-twentieth-century American vertebrate paleontology, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 775-805. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_028, more
  • Lucas, A.M. (2018). Evolving contexts of collecting: the Australian experience, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 806-862. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_029, more
  • Elmeligi, S.; Convery, I.; Deecke, V.B.; Nevin, O. (2018). Virtual collecting: camera-trapping and the assembly of population data in twenty-first-century biology, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 863-890. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_030, more
  • Lawley, M. (2018). The psychology of finding and recognizing wildlife, in: Macgregor, A. (Ed.) Naturalists in the field: collecting, recording and preserving the natural world from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century. Emergence of Natural History, 2: pp. 891-916. https://hdl.handle.net/10.1163/9789004323841_031, more

Abstract
    Through the personal narratives those who have struggled over the past five centuries and more to comprehend and to document the natural world, the progress of natural history from speculative pursuit to systematic science is here explored, contextualized and illustrated.

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