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The Resource Botanical riches : stories of botanical exploration, Richard Aitken

Botanical riches : stories of botanical exploration, Richard Aitken

Label
Botanical riches : stories of botanical exploration
Title
Botanical riches
Title remainder
stories of botanical exploration
Statement of responsibility
Richard Aitken
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Engraved, lithographed and hand-coloured illustrations from the renowned and extensive collection of the State Library of Victoria accompany this history of the discovery of plants and the establishment of gardens
Cataloging source
DLC
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Aitken, Richard
Dewey number
580.75
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QK5
LC item number
.A38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Plant collecting
Label
Botanical riches : stories of botanical exploration, Richard Aitken
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index
Contents
  • The Fertile Crescent
  • 3.
  • Ancient Egypt
  • 4.
  • Ancient India
  • 5.
  • Mesoamerican and Andean civilisations
  • 6.
  • Mediterranean civilisations
  • 7.
  • Acknowledgements
  • The Silk Road to Cathay and beyond
  • 8.
  • The rise of Islam
  • 9.
  • The Renaissance
  • pt. 2.
  • The great age of maritime exploration :
  • from the 1450s to the 1750s
  • 10.
  • Empire building in the Golden Age
  • Introduction
  • 11.
  • The New World
  • 12.
  • Imperial tales of the Near East
  • 13.
  • Exploring the Far East
  • 14.
  • European colonisation of the Americas
  • 15.
  • The Cape unveiled
  • pt. 1.
  • 16.
  • Taking stock
  • pt. 3.
  • Scientific imperialism and exotic botany :
  • from the 1750s to the 1900s
  • 17.
  • The reach of empire
  • 18.
  • New Holland and the South Pacific
  • 19.
  • Plants of the ancient and classical worlds :
  • Erica-mania
  • 20.
  • Anglo-India and the Dutch East Indies
  • 21.
  • North America's western frontier
  • 22.
  • Central and South America
  • 23.
  • Piercing the Oriental armour
  • 24.
  • from the dawn of time to the 1450s
  • Commerce and the insatiable taste for novelty
  • pt. 4.
  • Living fossils :
  • the 1900s and beyond
  • 25.
  • Wollemi dreaming
  • Notes on sources
  • Select bibliography
  • List of illustrations
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Timeless traditions
  • 2.
Control code
ocm72150089
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
xi, 243 p.
Isbn
9781848220102
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006930125
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)72150089
Label
Botanical riches : stories of botanical exploration, Richard Aitken
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235) and index
Contents
  • The Fertile Crescent
  • 3.
  • Ancient Egypt
  • 4.
  • Ancient India
  • 5.
  • Mesoamerican and Andean civilisations
  • 6.
  • Mediterranean civilisations
  • 7.
  • Acknowledgements
  • The Silk Road to Cathay and beyond
  • 8.
  • The rise of Islam
  • 9.
  • The Renaissance
  • pt. 2.
  • The great age of maritime exploration :
  • from the 1450s to the 1750s
  • 10.
  • Empire building in the Golden Age
  • Introduction
  • 11.
  • The New World
  • 12.
  • Imperial tales of the Near East
  • 13.
  • Exploring the Far East
  • 14.
  • European colonisation of the Americas
  • 15.
  • The Cape unveiled
  • pt. 1.
  • 16.
  • Taking stock
  • pt. 3.
  • Scientific imperialism and exotic botany :
  • from the 1750s to the 1900s
  • 17.
  • The reach of empire
  • 18.
  • New Holland and the South Pacific
  • 19.
  • Plants of the ancient and classical worlds :
  • Erica-mania
  • 20.
  • Anglo-India and the Dutch East Indies
  • 21.
  • North America's western frontier
  • 22.
  • Central and South America
  • 23.
  • Piercing the Oriental armour
  • 24.
  • from the dawn of time to the 1450s
  • Commerce and the insatiable taste for novelty
  • pt. 4.
  • Living fossils :
  • the 1900s and beyond
  • 25.
  • Wollemi dreaming
  • Notes on sources
  • Select bibliography
  • List of illustrations
  • Index
  • 1.
  • Timeless traditions
  • 2.
Control code
ocm72150089
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
xi, 243 p.
Isbn
9781848220102
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2006930125
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)72150089

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