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French botany in the Enlightenment : the ill-fated voyages of La Pérouse and his rescuers / by Roger L. Williams.

Author/Creator:
Williams, Roger Lawrence, 1923-
Publication:
Dordrecht ; Boston, Mass. : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003.
Series:
Archives internationales d'histoire des idées ; 182
Format/Description:
Book
240 p. : maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Botany -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Botanists -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Plant collectors -- France -- History -- 18th century.
La Pérouse, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de, 1741-1788 -- Journeys -- Oceania.
Entrecasteaux, Antoine Raymond Joseph de Bruni, chevalier d', 1737-1793 -- Journeys -- Oceania.
Oceania -- Discovery and exploration -- French.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-231) and index.
ISBN:
1402011091 (hc. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
51242078
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