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Be Inspired: Animals in the Royal Geographical Society’s Archives - Dr Catherine Oliver

[In-person] Drawing on research in Wiley Digital Archives, Catherine’s talk explores the contributions of animals to geographical knowledge and the traces they have left in the Society’s Collections.

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