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Bright Paradise:
Victorian Scientific Travellers
Peter Raby

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface and Acknowledgements
Introduction: To the World's Beginning1
Ch. 1The Scientists of the Survey17
Ch. 2The Heart of Africa42
Ch. 3The Naturalists in the Amazons75
Ch. 4From the Amazon to the Andes98
Ch. 5The Plant-hunters124
Ch. 6Wallace and the King Bird of Paradise148
Ch. 7The Savage Ape178
Ch. 8Natural Perspectives196
Ch. 9A New Mythology215
Ch. 10Through the Looking-Glass248
Bibliographical Notes258
Index265

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