Aboriginal Plant Collectors: Botanists And Australian Aboriginal People In The Nineteenth Century
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Aboriginal Plant Collectors: Botanists And Australian Aboriginal People In The Nineteenth Century

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As world exploration expanded in the 17th century, explorers of Australia were amazed to discover the unique plants and animals they encountered in the 'Great Southern Land.' Back in Europe, scholars craved for exotic specimens to challenge the ways in which they, as scientists, ordered the natural world. An imperative for British colonists was to discover and secure natur...more
Hardcover, 191 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Rosenberg Publishing
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