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The World of Carolus Clusius
Natural History in the Making, 1550-1610





ISBN 9781138661196
Published January 19, 2016 by Routledge
320 Pages

 
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Egmond's study investigates horticultural techniques, fashions in the collection of rare plants, botanical experimentation and methods of scientific evaluation, as well as tracking the exchange of knowledge. Central to this activity is the figure of Carolus Clusius (1526-1609), the first truly scientific botanist.