In Pursuit of Plants: Experiences of Nineteenth & Early Twentieth Century Plant Collectors

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Timber Press, 2004 - Nature - 351 pages
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These accounts are a mix of adventure, images from a lost world, and stories of the practical problems of plant collecting.

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Philip Short has been a foreign correspondent for "The Times "(London), "The Economist," and the BBC in Uganda, Moscow, China, and Washington, D.C. He is the author of the definitive biography of Mao Tse-tung, and lived in China and Cambodia in the 1970s and early 1980s, where he has returned regularly ever since. He now lives in southern France with his Chinese wife.

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