Elizabeth Yale
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Center for the Book, The University of Iowa

Elizabeth Yale is an adjunct assistant professor at the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa and the author of Sociable Knowledge: Natural History and the Nation in Early Modern Britain (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016)

Written by Elizabeth Yale

Stonehenge, 1830-1859. Henry Mark Anthony (1817-1886). Photo by The Museums, Galleries and Archives of Wolverhampton/Getty
Essay/
History
The nature of Britain

A group of gentlemen antiquaries wanted to unite Britain. They turned to natural history, archaeology and linguistics

Elizabeth Yale