Victorian desires to reconcile the languages of poetry and science.
In 1784 the reports were drawn: one public and one secret, only for the eyes of the king on account of its indecent elements.
Creator of the first botanical gardens in the United States.
Does each species have an optimal form?
In 19th century that the powerful effects of mescaline began
Rebecca Rego Barry on David Hosack, the doctor who attended Alexander Hamilton to his duel (and death), and creator of one of the first botanical gardens in the United States, home to thousands of species which he used for his pioneering medical research.
Alex Andriesse looks at one popular incarnation in which these pieces progress chronologically through history itself, usually with some not-so-subtle ideological, moral, or national ideal as the object of the game.
Christoph Irmscher reflects on Audubon’s complex relationship to his Haitian roots.
Of all the things described in William of Rubruck’s account of his travels through 13th-century Asia, perhaps none is so striking as the remarkably ornate fountain he encountered in the Mongol capital
As Peter J. Bowler explores, for Wells the notion of a better future was riddled with complexities.