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Linnaeus, natural history and the circulation of knowledge
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Linnaeus, natural history and the circulation of knowledge

Author: Hanna Hodacs; Kenneth Nyberg; Stéphane Van Damme
Publisher: Oxford Voltaire Foundation 2018.
Edition/Format:   Article : English
Publication:Oxford University studies in the Enlightenment, 2018:01

Carl Linnaeus's revolutionised plant nomenclature and classification in the 18th and 19th centuries. This book investigates different aspects of Linnaeus's work, from the technologies of accumulation  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Carl von Linné; Carl von Linné
Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: Hanna Hodacs; Kenneth Nyberg; Stéphane Van Damme
ISBN: 9780729412056 0729412059
OCLC Number: 1021213203
Description: 274 Seiten
Contents: List of illustrations and tablesPrefaceNotes on naming conventionsList of abbreviationsIntroduction: de-centring and re-centring Linnaeus, Hanna Hodacs, Kenneth Nyberg and Stephane Van Damme1. Notebooks, files and slips: Carl Linnaeus and his disciples at work, Isabelle Charmantier2. What is a botanical author? Pehr Osbeck's travelogue and the culture of collaborative publishing in Linnaean botany, Bettina Dietz3. The price of Linnaean natural history: materiality, commerce and change, Hanna Hodacs4. In the name of Linnaeus: Paris as a disputed capital of natural knowledge (1730-1789), Stephane Van Damme5. On the use and abuse of natural history: Linnaean science in Kant's Koenigsberg, Jonas Gerlings6. The Edinburgh connection: Linnaean natural history, Scottish moral philosophy and the colonial implications of Enlightenment thought, Linda Andersson Burnett and Bruce Buchan7. Negotiating people, plants and empires: the fieldwork of Johann Gerhard Koenig in South and South East Asia (1768-1785), Niklas Thode Jensen8. Lives of useful curiosity: the global legacy of Pehr Loefling in the long eighteenth century, Kenneth Nyberg and Manuel Lucena GiraldoSummariesBibliography of works citedIndex
Responsibility: edited by Hanna Hodacs, Kenneth Nyberg and Stéphane van Damme.


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