Career, collections, reports and publications of Dr Francis Buchanan (later Hamilton), 1762–1829: natural history studies in Nepal, Burma (Myanmar), Bangladesh and India. Part 1

@article{Watson2016CareerCR,
  title={Career, collections, reports and publications of Dr Francis Buchanan (later Hamilton), 1762–1829: natural history studies in Nepal, Burma (Myanmar), Bangladesh and India. Part 1},
  author={M. Watson and H. Noltie},
  journal={Annals of Science},
  year={2016},
  volume={73},
  pages={392 - 424}
}
SUMMARY During his 20-year career as a surgeon-naturalist with the British East India Company, Francis Buchanan (later Hamilton, known in botany as Buchanan-Hamilton and in ichthyology as Hamilton-Buchanan) undertook pioneering survey explorations in several diverse regions of the Indian subcontinent. A naturalist at heart, his collections of plants and animals are often the first from such regions, notably Nepal, Burma (Myanmar) and Bangladesh. Buchanan had wide-ranging interests beyond… Expand
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