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Colonial Botany: Science, Commerce, and Politics in the Early Modern World Londa Schiebinger

Colonial Botany: Science, Commerce, and Politics in the Early Modern World

Londa Schiebinger

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ISBN : 9780812238273
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346 pages
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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 taxonomiesMoreTracing 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.