Athenaeum Single-field Search Results

Issue contains "152,"


Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 601-602
Heading: Florence
Category: Geography   Travel   Italy   Architecture   Art   Agriculture   Food   Social Anthropology   Town And Country Planning   
Topic: [The writer`s disappointed expectations of the physical beauty of Florence. Contains comments on the contrasting landscapes of country and city which may be relished in Britain, compared with the cultivated uniformity of the environs of Florence. However, Florence is still a good place to live, full of cheap produce and lodgings]
Signed: "D. W."

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 602-603
Heading: Belgian Legends
Category: Social Anthropology   Folklore   Custom And Tradition   Sociology   Public Opinion   Women   Medicine   Obesity   
Topic: A learned friend (a native of Belgium) [...] has met with several curious records of its olden traditions [...] "Origin of the Apples of St. Jean", "St. Peter`s Keys at Maestricht", "Weighing of Witches"...
Signed: "R."; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 603
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 572). Damascus, 20th of April, 1812 [...] Cairo, 2nd August, 1815
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Colonization   
Topic: [Burckhardt evokes the decay of Syria to remind English readers that empires are ephemeral. He goes on to describe his own failing health, having suffered prolonged and repeated "fever" in places beset by epidemics]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 605-606
Heading: Liverpool and Manchester Railway
Category: Engineering   Transport   Steam Power   Railways   
Topic: [Lengthy, abridged article from the "Liverpool Mercury" on the new Liverpool and Manchester Railway. It goes into the need for a railway: the rise in population, the increase of mechanization, the expanding traffic on the existing waterways and goes on to enumerate the cost, the engineering feats required and the exact route of the railway]
Person: BRIDGWATER, Duke of   JAMES   SANDERS   
Source: Liverpool Mercury   

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: A fossil skeleton of the Plisiosamus has lately been discovered in a lias quarry near the river Avon...
Person: PARKER   
Source: Bath Herald   

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Heading: Netherlands Exhibition of Manufactures, Para 8
Category: Statistics   Inventions   Manufactures   
Topic: [Statistics on exhibitors, broken down by region of origin]

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Heading: Swiss Periodical Press, Para 6
Category: Periodicals   Science   Popularization Of Science   Communication   Statistics   
Topic: [...] four and twenty journals published every week in Switzerland, which devote their columns to scientific or light matter..[How many are Protestant and how many Catholic]

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Heading: University of Halle, Para 3
Category: Education   Germany   Social Sciences   Statistics   Medicine   
Topic: [Statistics on student numbers in each discipline]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

8 matching Articles shown.


0 matching Reviews shown.

Free-text search    Single-field search    Athenaeum main page