Gender and "Modern" Botany in Victorian England

@article{Shteir1997GenderA,
  title={Gender and "Modern" Botany in Victorian England},
  author={A. Shteir},
  journal={Osiris},
  year={1997},
  volume={12},
  pages={29 - 38}
}
  • A. Shteir
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine, History
  • Osiris
DURING THE DECADES BETWEEN 1830 AND 1860, academic botanists, writers, and protoprofessionals in England worked to reshape popular and fashionable plant study into "botanical science." How, they asked, should botany be taught? Who were the ideal students of the new science? And what were the appropriate languages for this area of natural knowledge? These questions had resonance for different communities of interest, among them members of field clubs, fellows of the Linnean Society, popularizers… Expand
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