Chapter 5. Science and the Earth

  1. Wyn Kelley
  1. Bruce A. Harvey

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch5

A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

How to Cite

Harvey, B. A. (2006) Science and the Earth, in A Companion to Herman Melville (ed W. Kelley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122313

Online ISBN: 9780470996782

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Keywords:

  • ocean phenomena;
  • meteorology;
  • botany;
  • astronomical data;
  • meteorology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Geological-Cosmological Imaginings: or, Digging toward Eternity

  • Natural History and the Post-Biblical World of Ruins

  • Aqueous Geographies: Fluidic Spaces and Ecofeminism

  • Conclusion: The Science of Charts and the Hubris of Representation