EUI History collection


Shells matter – History item of the month

Bass, Marisa, Stephanie Dickey, Anne Goldgar, Anna Grasskamp, Hanneke Grootenboer, Claudia Swan, and Róisín Watson, eds. Conchophilia: Shells, Art, and Curiosity in Early Modern Europe. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2021. “Conchophilia [love of shells] ought to be a word, but it isn’t.” This is how one of the shell-loving editors of this beautiful volume starts […]