Trying Leviathan : the nineteenth-century New York court case that put the whale on trial and challenged the order of nature

Burnett, D. Graham

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  • Creator D. Graham Burnett
  • Format Books
  • Publication Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2007] ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • xiv, 266 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0691129509, 9780691129501
  • OCLC ocm85830679

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-245) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction -- Common sense -- The philosophical whale -- Naturalists in the crow's nest -- Men of affairs -- The jury steps out -- Conclusion
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