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Science and Colonial Expansion: The Role of the British Royal Botanic Gardens

By: Lucile H Brockway

215 pages, B/w photos, illus

Yale University Press

Paperback | Oct 2002 | #136016 | ISBN: 0300091435
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About this book

Welcome reprint of a classic work which examines 3 cases of British scientists transferring crop plants to new continents: cinchona, rubber and sisal. The social role of botany and the relationship between science and poltics are illuminated.

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