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Author Leach, William, 1944-

Title Butterfly people : an American encounter with the beauty of the world / William Leach.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    595.789 LEA    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    595.78909 LEA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxvi, 388 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-369) and index.
Contents Encounters with the butterflies of America. Yankee butterfly people ; The German-American romantics ; Beating hearts ; Word power ; The life and death of butterflies -- Encounters with the butterflies of the world. In the wake of empire ; Butterflies at the fair ; Death of the butterfly people.
Subject Butterflies -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Entomologists -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Industrial revolution -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780375422935 : $32.50
0375422935

 
    
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