Author: Matteo Giuliani

Matteo Giuliani is a history enthusiast with a particular interest in the American Revolution, the Gilded Age, and Ancient Rome. He studies Political Science and International Relations at Università degli Studi della Tuscia di Viterbo.

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Natural History in Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary America

In the second half of the 1700s, French natural historian Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, formulated what would be dubbed the “New World degeneracy” or the “American degeneracy” theory. His work, Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière, included a vast array of facts about natural history from around the world as well as the Count’s many […]

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