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Sex, botany & empire : the story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks

Author: Patricia Fara
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2003.
Series: Revolutions in science (Columbia University. Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Sweden and Britain, imperial powers both, Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks ruled over their own small scientific empires, promoting botanical exploration to justify the exploitation of territories,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Joseph Banks; Carl von Linné; Joseph Banks; Carl von Linné
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Fara
ISBN: 0231134266 9780231134262
OCLC Number: 55000539
Description: 168 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Revolutions in science (Columbia University. Press)
Other Titles: Sex, botany, and empire
Responsibility: Patricia Fara.

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