Journal Centaurus, vol. 65.3 (2023)

Centaurus. Journal of the European Society for the History of Science, Volume 65 (2023), Issue 3

Special Issue: Scientific Collections on the Move, edited by Irina Podgorny and Nathalie Richard

  • Pages: approx. 200 p.
  • Size:178 x 254 mm
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2024

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    Special Issue: Scientific Collections on the Move

    Irina Podgorny and Nathalie Richard, Introduction

    Claudia Espejel, Nation in Pieces. The Gathering of an Archaeological Collection in Late Nineteenth-century Mexico: The First Collection of Francisco Plancarte y Navarrete

    Miruna Achim, Carving an Origin for Mexico's Ancient Cultures: Jade Artifacts and the Question of their Provenance in Nineteenth-Century Science

    Xavier Ulled Bertran, José Pardo-Tomás, From Private to Public (and Vice Versa). Scientific Collections in Barcelona, 1830-1880

    Maria Margaret Lopes, Objects and Contradictions on the Move: From Private Collections to Provincial Brazilian Museums

    Serge Reubi, How Do Objects Enter and Exit Collections? Exchanging Material Culture over the Atlantic, 1920-1940

    Laura Chazaro-Garcia, How Do Anatomies Become Exhibition Objects? From Provincial Museums to (Inter)national Collections

    Susana Valeria García, South American Landowners, Herbaria and Scientific sSciability Networks (1880s-1910s)

    Stefanie Gänger, ‘The Finest in Any Museum in the World’. Collecting Pre-Conquest Antiquities in the Southern Andes, c. 1850-1911

    Pietro Corsi, Of Names, Labels and Books in Nineteenth-Century Tuscan Paleontological Collections

    Book Reviews