Imperial Nature: Joseph Hooker and the Practices of Victorian Science

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Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911) was an internationally renowned botanist, a close friend and early supporter of Charles Darwin, and one of the first-and most successful-British men of science to become a full-time professional. He was also, Jim Endersby argues, the perfect embodiment of Victorian science. A vivid picture of the complex interrelationships of scientific work and scientific ideas, Imperial Nature gracefully uses one individual's career to illustrate the changing world of science in the Victorian era. By ...

Imperial Nature: Joseph Hooker and the Practices of Victorian Science 2010, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226207926

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Imperial Nature: Joseph Hooker and the Practices of Victorian Science 2008, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226207919

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