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Linnaeus, natural history and the circulation of knowledge

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Format: Book- Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780729412056
Author: Hanna Hodacs/Kenneth Nyberg/Stéphane Van Damme
Publication Date: 31-Jan-2018
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Table of Contents: List of illustrations and tables
Notes on naming conventions
List of abbreviations
Introduction: de-centring and re-centring Linnaeus, Hanna Hodacs, Kenneth Nyberg and Stéphane Van Damme
1. Notebooks, files and slips: Carl Linnaeus and his disciples at work, Isabelle Charmantier
2. What is a botanical author? Pehr Osbeck’s travelogue and the culture of collaborative publishing in Linnaean botany, Bettina Dietz
3. The price of Linnaean natural history: materiality, commerce and change, Hanna Hodacs
4. In the name of Linnaeus: Paris as a disputed capital of natural knowledge (1730-1789), Stéphane Van Damme
5. On the use and abuse of natural history: Linnaean science in Kant’s Königsberg, Jonas Gerlings
6. The Edinburgh connection: Linnaean natural history, Scottish moral philosophy and the colonial implications of Enlightenment thought, Linda Andersson Burnett and Bruce Buchan
7. Negotiating people, plants and empires: the fieldwork of Johann Gerhard König in South and South East Asia (1768-1785), Niklas Thode Jensen
8. Lives of useful curiosity: the global legacy of Pehr Löfling in the long eighteenth century, Kenneth Nyberg and Manuel Lucena Giraldo
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