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Sex, Botany and Empire

The Story of Carl Linnaeus and Joseph Banks

Sex, Botany and Empire
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Eighteenth century botany, starring Cook, Banks, and Linnaeus, was sexy, dangerous, and big business, and Fara reveals the existence, barely concealed under the camouflage of noble enlightenment, of the more seedy drives to conquer, subdue and deflower in the name of the British Empire.
Icon Books; September 2003
177 pages; ISBN 9781840464528
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