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The Resource The brother gardeners : botany, empire, and the birth of an obsession, Andrea Wulf

The brother gardeners : botany, empire, and the birth of an obsession, Andrea Wulf

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The brother gardeners : botany, empire, and the birth of an obsession
Title
The brother gardeners
Title remainder
botany, empire, and the birth of an obsession
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Wulf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Follows the lives of botany enthusiasts, Peter Collinson, John Bartram, Philip Miller, Carl Linnaeus, Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander, whose shared passion for plants gave rise to the English love affair with gardens. --
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Wulf, Andrea
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Bartram, John
  • Collinson, Peter
  • Horticulturists
  • Plant collectors
  • Gardening
  • Botany
Label
The brother gardeners : botany, empire, and the birth of an obsession, Andrea Wulf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Roots. "Forget not Mee & My Garden" -- "The bright beam of gardening" -- "My harmless sexual system" -- "Pray go very Clean, neat & handsomely Dressed to Virginia" -- pt. 2. Growth. "All gardening is landscape-painting" -- "Send no Seeds for him...all is att an End" -- "Commonwealth of Botany" -- The English are all, more or less, gardeners" -- See what a complete empire we have now got within ourselves" -- pt. 3. Harvest. "Ye who o'er Southern Oceans wander" -- "An Academy of Natural History" -- "As good-humoured a nondescript Otatheitan as ever!" -- "Loves of the Plants" -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn419802319
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books edition.
Extent
x, 354 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307454751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)419802319
Label
The brother gardeners : botany, empire, and the birth of an obsession, Andrea Wulf
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-333) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Roots. "Forget not Mee & My Garden" -- "The bright beam of gardening" -- "My harmless sexual system" -- "Pray go very Clean, neat & handsomely Dressed to Virginia" -- pt. 2. Growth. "All gardening is landscape-painting" -- "Send no Seeds for him...all is att an End" -- "Commonwealth of Botany" -- The English are all, more or less, gardeners" -- See what a complete empire we have now got within ourselves" -- pt. 3. Harvest. "Ye who o'er Southern Oceans wander" -- "An Academy of Natural History" -- "As good-humoured a nondescript Otatheitan as ever!" -- "Loves of the Plants" -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn419802319
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books edition.
Extent
x, 354 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780307454751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
(OCoLC)419802319

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