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The paper road : archive and experience in the botanical exploration of West China and Tibet

Author: Erik Mueggler
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interweaves the stories of George Forrest and Joseph Francis Charles Rock, two early twentieth-century botanists and explores the collaborative relationships each formed with Yunnan villagers in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Forrest; Joseph F Rock; George / 1873-1932 / Travel Forrest; Joseph Francis Charles / 1884-1962 / Travel Rock; George Forrest; Joseph Francis Charles Rock; George (Biologe) Forrest; Joseph Francis Charles Rock
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Mueggler
ISBN: 9780520269026 0520269020 9780520269033 0520269039
OCLC Number: 712114217
Description: xiv, 361 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The eyes of others --
Farmers and kings --
The paper road --
The golden mountain gate --
pt. 2. Bodies real and virtual --
Lost worlds --
The mountain --
Adventurers --
The book of the Earth.
Responsibility: Erik Mueggler.

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