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George Bentham : autobiography, 1800-1834

Author: George Bentham; Marion Filipiuk
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this autobiography of his early life (1800-1834), George Bentham, nephew of the great Utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham, offers a lively depiction of the times, both in England and on the Continent, particulary of post-Napoleonic France, where he lived with his family for twelve years. An emerging figure himself in the field of botany - where he would prove to be one of the great taxonomists of the century -
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Bentham, George, 1800-1884.
George Bentham.
Toronto [Ont.] ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : University of Toronto Press, ©1997
(DLC) 97130003
Named Person: George Bentham; George Bentham; George Bentham; George Bentham; George Bentham
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Bentham; Marion Filipiuk
ISBN: 9781442675254 144267525X
OCLC Number: 300282836
Description: 1 online resource (597 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Autobiography""; ""1 Childhood; St Petersburg, Hampstead, Gosport""; ""2 France; Saumur to Toulouse, 1814�18""; ""3 Montauban to Montpellier, 1818�22""; ""4 A Visit to England, 1823""; ""5 A Tour in Scotland and the Lake District""; ""6 France Again; Botanizing in the Pyrenees, 1823�25""; ""7 Return to England, 1826�27""; ""8 London Society; Further Travel, 1827�28""; ""9 Legal Studies and Botanical Pursuits, 1829�30""; ""10 Death of His Father; Montpellier and Geneva, 1831""; ""11 Death of His Uncle; Congress at Vienna, 1832"" ""12 Marriage and Botany at Last, 1833�34""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Notes""; ""Appendices""; ""A: Textual Emendations""; ""B: Textual Variants and Notes""; ""C: Index of Plant Names""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""; ""D: Index of Persons and Works""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Responsibility: edited by Marion Filipiuk.
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