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Colonial Botany–Now in Paperback

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

Londa Schiebinger and Claudia Swan, Editors

352 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 54 illus.

Cloth 2004 | ISBN 978-0-8122-3827-3 | $59.95 | £39.00

Paper 2007 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2009-4 | $22.50 | £15.00

Colonial Botany"Well illustrated and imaginatively written, this . . . superb collection surveys the leading edge of current approaches but also points towards future research."–Renaissance Studies

Colonial Botany explores how the study, naming, cultivation, and marketing of rare and beautiful plants resulted from and shaped European voyages, conquests, global trade, and scientific exploration.

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