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Activist biology : the National Museum, politics, and nation-building in Brazil / Regina Horta Duarte ; translated by Diane Grosklaus Whitty.

Author:
Duarte, Regina Horta [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource (pages cm.)
Series:
Latin American landscapes. [More in this series]
Summary note:
The Higher Voice of Biology is the story of a group of biologists at the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro who joined the drive to renew the Brazilian nation, claiming as their weapon the voice of their fledgling field. It offers a portrait of science as a creative and transformative pathway. This book will intrigue anyone fascinated by environmental history and Latin American political and social life in the 1920s and 1930s-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Revised and expanded version of A biologia militante : o Museu Nacional, especialização científica, divulgação do conhecimento e práticas científicas no Brasil 1926-1945.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Description based on print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780816534616 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0816534616 ((electronic bk.))
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