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George Bentham : autobiography, 1800-1834

Author: George Bentham; Marion Filipiuk
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : 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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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: George Bentham; George Bentham; George Bentham; George Bentham; George Bentham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Bentham; Marion Filipiuk
ISBN: 0802007910 9780802007919
OCLC Number: 37354056
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 597 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Marion Filipiuk.
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