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Planting the world : Joseph Banks and his collectors : an adventurous history of botany / Jordan Goodman.

Author/Creator:
Goodman, Jordan, author.
Publication:
London : William Collins, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxix, 520 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
Banks, Joseph, 1743-1820.
Botany -- History -- 18th century.
Plant collecting -- History -- 18th century.
Botany.
Plant collecting.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: pt. I TO EVERY CORNER OF THE EARTH
Preface
1. 1772: Masson Roams the Atlantic
2. 1779: Return to Botany Bay by Way of Southwest Africa
3. 1780: The First Circumnavigation of Archibald Menzies
4. 1782: The Brothers Duncan in Canton
5. 1786: The Madras Naturalists and Dreams of Oaxaca
pt. II FLOATING GARDENS AND THE COTTON CLUB
Preface
6. 1786: The First and Second Fleet
7. 1787: Anthony Pantaleon Hove in Gujarat
8. 1787: Mr Nelson's Unfortunate Bounty Voyage
9. 1790: The Second Circumnavigation of Archibald Menzies
10. 1791: The Gardeners of the Providence
pt. III AN EMBASSY, A FREE TOWN AND A PLANT EXCHANGE
Preface
11. 1791: `An Intertropical Abode': Afzelius in Sierra Leone
12. i792: Macartney, Staunton and the China Embassy
13. 1793: The Accidental Naturalist in Qianlong's Empire
14. 1794: To Calcutta and Back
pt. IV FIFTH QUARTER OF THE WORLD
Preface
15. 1795: The Farrier's Son Finds Banks
16. 1800: Caley and Moowattin
17. 1800: Not Since the Endeavour
18. 1801: Australia Circumnavigated and Beyond
pt. V BOTANICAL DIPLOMACY AND THE TROPICS
Preface
19. 1803: William Kerr in Canton
20. 1812: And Still Not First-Hand
21. 1814: Accidentally in Brazil with Bowie and Cunningham
22. 1815: Lockhart Survives the Congo.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
ebook version :
ISBN:
9780007578832
0007578830
9780007578849
OCLC:
1144775306