The World of Carolus Clusius : Natural History in the Making, 1550-1610

Description

Egmond's study investigates horticultural techniques, fashions in the collection of rare plants, botanical experimentation and methods of scientific evaluation, as well as tracking the exchange of knowledge. Central to this activity is the figure of Carolus Clusius (1526-1609), the first truly scientific botanist.

Details

Author(s)
Florike Egmond
Format
Hardback | 320 pages
Dimensions
170 x 228 x 32mm | 1,338.09g
Publication date
31 Jul 2010
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint
Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, port.
ISBN10
1848930089
ISBN13
9781848930087
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2,753,522