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America's curious botanist : a tercentennial reappraisal of John Bartram, 1699-1777

Author: Nancy E Hoffmann; John C Van Horne
Publisher: Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2004.
Series: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 249.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
America's curious botanist.
Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 2004
(OCoLC)891409264
Named Person: John Bartram; John Bartram; John Bartram; John Bartram
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy E Hoffmann; John C Van Horne
ISBN: 087169249X 9780871692498
OCLC Number: 52090882
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 227 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: I: World of science --
John Bartram and Peter Collinson: a correspondence of science and friendship / Alan W. Armstrong --
John Bartram and the periodical cicadas: a case study / Gene Kritsky --
Calming John Bartram's passion: Sweden's scientific certification of Philadelphia's botanist / Crystal A. Polis & Robert E. Savage --
"Taste," "curiosity," and the letters of John Bartram and Peter Collinson / Stephanie Volmer --
II: Explorations --
"The congress held in a pavilion": John Bartram and the Indian Congress at Fort Picolata, East Florida / Kathryn E. Holland Braund --
John Bartram's journey to Onondaga in context / William H. Goetzmann --
Narrative, nature, and cultural contact in John Bartram's observations / Thomas Hallock --
The origins, goals, and outcomes of John Bartram's journey on the St. John's River, 1765-1766 / Lawrence Hetrick --
III: Legacy --
John Bartram's legacy in eighteenth-century botanical art: the Knowsley Ehrets / John Edmondson --
John Bartram and his garden: would John Bartram recognize his garden today? / Joel T. Fry --
The versatile Bartrams and their enduring botanical legacy / Alfred E. Schuyler & Elizabeth P. McLean.
Series Title: Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, v. 249.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy E. Hoffmann and John C. Van Horne.
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