Sex, Botany, and Empire

€ 12,50
Patricia Fara reveals how Enlightenment botany, under the veil of rationality, manifested a drive to conquer, subdue, and deflower - all in the name of British empire. Linnaeus trained his traveling disciples in a double mission - to bring back specimens for the benefit of the Swedish economy and to spread the gospel of Linnaean taxonomy
Author Patricia Fara
Language English
Published 2017
Binding PBK
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