The young Joseph Banks: naturalist explorer and scientist, 1766–1772

  title={The young Joseph Banks: naturalist explorer and scientist, 1766–1772},
  author={Anna Agnarsd{\'o}ttir},
  journal={Journal for Maritime Research},
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