Science at the Seaside - Book Chapter - Science at the Seaside: Pleasure Hunts in Victorian Devon (2017)
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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 accepted manuscript version of a book chapter that originally appeared in the following work published by Oxford University Press.
Hadjiafxendi, K. and Plunkett, J. (2017) 'Science at the seaside: pleasure hunts in Victorian Devon’, in Allen, N., Groom, N. and Smith, J., eds. Coastal works: cultures of the Atlantic edge. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 181-204.
George Henry Lewesmid-Victorian periodsea anemonemarine biology researchMarian Evans LewesDevon coasthistory of scienceSpatial approachEnglish Literatureinterdisciplinary researchcoastal communitiesNorth Devon coastnineteenth centuryscientific writingliterary writingCharles KingsleyGeorge EliotPhilip Gossenatural historyVictorian scienceseaside scienceenvironmental tourismEdwardian periodlandscapemarine biodiversityliminal spaces