Table of contents for American curiosity : cultures of natural history in the colonial British Atlantic world / Susan Scott Parrish.

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Acknowledgments 00
List of Illustrations 00
Abbreviations and Short Titles 00
Introduction 00
1. The British Metropolis and Its <"America," 1584@-1763 00
A Strange Overplus 00
Nature's Admirable Regularity 00
London's Curious 00
2. English Bodies in America 000
The English Humoral Body 000
Contagious Climates 000
The English Body Saved 000
Uncouth Symptoms 000
3. Atlantic Correspondence Networks and the Curious Male Colonial 000
Mutual Commerce 000
Not One Rational Eye 000
The Empirical Advantage 000
Becoming an F.R.S. 000
Us Americans 000
4. The Nature of Candid Friendship 000
Familiar Letters 000
The Honest Friend versus the Fop 000
Curious Love 000
Gifts 000
5. Lavinia's Nature 000
Fatal Curiosity 000
A Peculiar Grace in the Fair Sex 000
Specimens by Every Shipping 000
Finding Signs of the Pastoral 000
6. Indian Sagacity 000
The Most Secret Things of Nature 000
Dear and Deadly Grapes 000
Contested Mediation 000
No People Have Better Eyes 000
A Wonderful Antidote 000
7. African Magi, Slave Poisoners 000
Topographies of Slave Knowledge 000
Cunning 000
Hiding Places 000
Collectors 000
Poisoners 000
Healers 000
Obscene Birds 000
Forest Trial, Forest Refuge 000
Conclusion 000
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Natural history -- United States -- History.
Science -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
Intercultural communication -- United States -- History.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Intellectual life.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America.
Imperialism -- History.
United States -- Relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Relations -- United States.