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Naturalists at sea : scientific travellers from Dampier to Darwin /

On the great Pacific discovery expeditions of the "long eighteenth century", naturalists for the first time were commonly found aboard ships sailing forth from European ports. Lured by intoxicating opportunities to discover exotic and perhaps lucrative flora and fauna unknown at home, thes...

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Main Author: Williams, Glyndwr.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2013]
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