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Empire's Nature: Mark Catesby's New World Vision

Edited By: Amy RW Meyers and Margaret B Pritchard

296 pages, 16 col and 42 b/w illus

University of North Carolina Press

Paperback | Mar 1999 | #97753 | ISBN: 0807847623
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Hardback | Mar 1999 | #97751 | ISBN: 0807824593
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Inspired by a major traveling exhibition of Mark Catesby's watercolor drawings from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle, this collection of interdisciplinary essays considers Catesby's endeavors as a naturalist-artist, scientific explorer, experimental horticulturist, ornamental gardener, and early environmental thinker in terms of the interests held by the various, overlapping communities in which he functioned - particularly as those interests related to the British colonial enterprise.


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