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Book review: Sarah Easterby-Smith, Cultivating Commerce: Cultures of botany in Britain and France, 1760–1815 . Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2017

Abstract:

We are surrounded by plants that are not native to the countries in which we live. Some are accidental arrivals but many are deliberate introductions. The first step in the introduction process is the collection of a plant sample. Stating a handful of seeds or dried plant specimens was taken from their native habitat and transferred to a garden or herbarium oversimplifies intricate, complex networks of interpersonal relationships. Fascination with these networks and the long-term environmenta...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Reviewed (other)
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1093/jhc/fhy015

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Plant Sciences
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the History of Collections Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
1
Pages:
206–207
Publication date:
2018-05-28
Acceptance date:
2018-05-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1477-8564
ISSN:
0954-6650
Pubs id:
pubs:846455
URN:
uri:cb75ed82-49c1-4f4b-af01-fedf10b4b5ef
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uuid:cb75ed82-49c1-4f4b-af01-fedf10b4b5ef
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pubs:846455

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