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Sex, Botany, and Empire by Patricia Fara
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Sep 29, 2008

really liked it
Read in August, 2008

Brief but worth reading; this book tells the stories of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks. A fair bit of commentary on how the interests of science bookended nicely with empire-building is included, as is a lot of scandalous botany=rooting talk. Fun!

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