Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums

Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads: The Culture and Evolution of Natural History Museums

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The natural history museum is a place where the line between high and low culture effectively vanishes--where our awe of nature, our taste for the bizarre, and our thirst for knowledge all blend happily together. But as Stephen Asma shows in Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads, there is more going on in these great institutions than just smart fun. Asma takes us on a wide-ranging tour of natural history museums in New York and Chicago, London and Paris, interviewing… (more)