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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

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The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
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The discovery of Jeanne Baret
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a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
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Glynis Ridley
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In a deeply researched and engagingly written narrative of science, adventure, love, and an unprecedented voyage of discovery, Ridley reveals the true story of Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
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Title
The discovery of Jeanne Baret
Creator
Summary
In a deeply researched and engagingly written narrative of science, adventure, love, and an unprecedented voyage of discovery, Ridley reveals the true story of Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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378073
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DLC
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
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adult
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a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
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a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe
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Glynis Ridley
The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, Glynis Ridley
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The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, Glynis Ridley
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-271) and index
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
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ocn606763568
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
288 p.
Isbn
9780307463524
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2010016778
Other physical details
il.
System control number
(OCoLC)606763568

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