Science at the Seaside - 300 word statement
datasetposted on 10.03.2021, 18:39 by Kyriaki HadjiafxendiKyriaki Hadjiafxendi
Science at the Seaside is a collaboration between Ilfracombe Museum, Bath Spa University and the University of Exeter, which proposes a new and original understanding of the interlinked growth of popular science and coastal tourism during the Victorian period, with the different outputs producing original insights into the Victorian fascination with natural history.
This item contains the 300 word statement for the project.
George Henry Lewesmid-Victorian periodsea anemonemarine biology researchMarian Evans Leweshistory of scienceSpatial approachEnglish Literatureinterdisciplinary researchcoastal communitiesNorth Devon coastnineteenth centuryscientific writingliterary writingCharles KingsleyGeorge EliotPhilip Gossenatural historyVictorian scienceseaside scienceenvironmental tourismEdwardian periodlandscapemarine biodiversityliminal spacesMarine BiologyLiteratureBritish and Irish Literature