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Citizen Labillardière: A Naturalists Life in Revolution and Exploration (1755–1834) Edward Duyker

Citizen Labillardière: A Naturalists Life in Revolution and Exploration (1755–1834)

Edward Duyker

Published June 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780522850109
Hardcover
320 pages
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From the cloisters of Normandy and the pillaged libraries of Italy to the Sea of Galilee and the frozen passes of the Alps, this history chronicles the overlap of science, survival, and writing in the life of Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardière,MoreFrom the cloisters of Normandy and the pillaged libraries of Italy to the Sea of Galilee and the frozen passes of the Alps, this history chronicles the overlap of science, survival, and writing in the life of Jacques-Julien Houtou de Labillardière, an 18th-century traveler and naturalist. Most famous for his international bestseller Relation, which helped usher the southern continent into the European imagination, Labillardière also authored flora manuals such as Novae Hollandiae. This comprehensive study offers archival notes, personal correspondence, and observations about Labillardières impact on modern society.