"This book gives a fascinating and historically grounded sense of the multiple lives of insects and their students in Victorian Britain. It is beautifully written."—Charlotte Sleigh, The British Journal for the History of Science
(Charlotte Sleigh The British Journal for the History of Science
"Bugs and the Victorians is essential reading for those drawn to the social and economic upheaval of early Victorian life and how that upheaval influenced the development of science and vice versa."--Arthur V. Evans, Victorian Studies
(Arthur V. Evans Victorian Studies
About the Author
John F McDiarmid Clark is director, Institute for Environmental History, and lecturer, School of History, University of St. Andrews. He lives in the Kingdom of Fife, Scotland.