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The plant hunters : true stories of their daring adventures to the far corners of the Earth

Author: Anita Silvey
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the experiences and contributions of early adventurers, explorers, and scientists responsible for discovering and documenting new types of plants, showing how their often dangerous voyages help establish the field of botany.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Silvey
ISBN: 9780374309084 0374309086
OCLC Number: 707626602
Description: 88 p. : col. ill., map, ports. ; 27 cm.
Contents: "Botanomania": a passion for plants --
The Indiana Jones of the nineteenth century --
Why did they do it? --
Bringing the plants home alive --
Bringing themselves home alive --
Plant superstars --
Contemporary plant geeks.
Responsibility: Anita Silvey.

Abstract:

Presents the experiences and contributions of early adventurers, explorers, and scientists responsible for discovering and documenting new types of plants, showing how their often dangerous voyages help establish the field of botany.
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