Gardens of empire : botanical institutions of the Victorian British empire /

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Author / Creator:McCracken, Donal P.
Imprint:London ; Washington [D.C.] : Leicester University Press, 1997.
Description:x, 242 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Botanical gardens -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History -- 19th century.
Botanical gardens.
History.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/2761973
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ISBN:0718501098 (hardcover)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [220]-233) and index.
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