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The Resource The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, Glynis Ridley

The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, Glynis Ridley

Label
The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
Title
The discovery of Jeanne Baret
Title remainder
a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
Statement of responsibility
Glynis Ridley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ridley, Glynis
Dewey number
  • 910.4092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
G440.B225
LC item number
R53 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baret, Jeanne
  • Commerson, Philibert
  • Bougainville, Louis-Antoine de
  • Explorers
  • Women explorers
  • Botanists
  • Women botanists
  • Voyages around the world
  • Bougainvillea
Label
The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, Glynis Ridley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A list of medicinal plants" : the botanist and the herb woman -- "To Jeanne Baret, also known as Jeanne de Bonnefoy" : a changed identity in Paris -- "A masquerade of devils" : crossing the line -- "Placing me under arrest" : the Bougainvillea and the South Atlantic -- "His beast of burden" : on the shores of the Strait of Magellan -- "Venus showed herself" : Tahiti exposed -- "The location of hell" : Baret on New Ireland -- "The true promised land" : making a home on Mauritius and botanizing on Madagascar -- "A monument more durable than a pyramid" : journey's end."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 288 pages
Isbn
9780307463524
Lccn
2010016778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, Glynis Ridley
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A list of medicinal plants" : the botanist and the herb woman -- "To Jeanne Baret, also known as Jeanne de Bonnefoy" : a changed identity in Paris -- "A masquerade of devils" : crossing the line -- "Placing me under arrest" : the Bougainvillea and the South Atlantic -- "His beast of burden" : on the shores of the Strait of Magellan -- "Venus showed herself" : Tahiti exposed -- "The location of hell" : Baret on New Ireland -- "The true promised land" : making a home on Mauritius and botanizing on Madagascar -- "A monument more durable than a pyramid" : journey's end."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 288 pages
Isbn
9780307463524
Lccn
2010016778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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