Sciences of Antiquity

Romantic Antiquarianism, Natural History, and Knowledge Work
Author(s): 
Heringman, Noah
ISBN: 
9780199556915
Date published: 
March 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Heringman focuses on the illustrators, fieldworkers, and ghostwriters associated with the production of scholarly plate books during the Romantic-era. The volume explores how the expertise acquired by these intellectuals precipitated a major shift in research and forged a broader perception of antiquity, transforming intellectual life.