Colonial Botany

Colonial Botany

Science, Commerce, and Politics in the Early Modern World

Book - 2005
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Tracing the dynamic relationships among plants, peoples, states, and economies over the course of three centuries, this collection of essays offers a challenge to a historiography that has emphasized the rise of modern botany as a story of taxonomies and pure systems of classification.
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2005.
ISBN: 9780812238273
Branch Call Number: 581.6094
Characteristics: vi, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Swan, Claudia
Schiebinger, Londa L.


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