Books  General Natural History  General Natural History 

Carolus Clusius: Towards a Cultural History of a Renaissance Naturalist

Edited By: Florike Egmond, Paul Hoftijzer and Robert Visser

349 pages, Illus, col plates

Edita - KNAW

Hardback | Jul 2007 | #170265 | ISBN-13: 9789069845067
Availability: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks Details
NHBS Price: £71.00 $88/€82 approx

About this book

Carolus Clusius (1526- 1609) was one of the most eminent botanists of the European Renaissance, and his influence on tulip breeding and the bulb industry can still be felt today. In "Carolus Clusis in a New Context," a distinguished group of contributors probes his role in both the botanical renaissance and the genesis of natural history as a field of study. Written from the perspective of the new cultural history of science, these interdisciplinary essays will fascinate anyone interested in natural history, landscape architecture, and Renaissance culture.


Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Arboreal: A Collection of New Woodland Writing

NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€23 approx

The Moth Snowstorm

NHBS Price: £9.99 $12/€12 approx

Planet Earth II: A New World Revealed (Region 2 & 4 / B)

NHBS Price: £18.78 inc VAT $23/€22 approx

Collecting the New Naturalists

NHBS Price: £59.99 $74/€69 approx

The Art of Tracking Animals

NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€23 approx