William Roxburgh: The Founding Father of Indian Botany

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Considered by his 18th-century contemporaries to be the greatest botanist since Linnaeus', this is the first full biography of The Founding Father of Indian Botany', William Roxburgh. Born in the mid 18th-century, William Roxburgh was brought up in the centre of the Edinburgh Enlightenment, with all the patronage and intellectual curiosity that this entailed. After joining the East India Company as an Assistant Surgeon on one of their ships, he joined the staff of the General Hospital at Madras. Soon, he was Company ...

William Roxburgh: The Founding Father of Indian Botany 2008, Phillimore & Company, Chichester, England

ISBN-13: 9781860774348

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