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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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910.4092/11

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74VvDvoZ4BZg

The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe / Glynis Ridley.

https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/74VvDvoZ4BZg

The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe / Glynis Ridley.

Full title

The discovery of Jeanne Baret : a story of science, the high seas, and the first woman to circumnavigate the globe / Glynis Ridley.

Author / Creator

Publisher

Pymble, N.S.W. : Fourth Estate, 2011.

Date

2011.

Call Numbers

910.4092/11

Record Identifier

74VvDvoZ4BZg

Language

English

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Physical Description

Contents

x, 288 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. "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 Sou...

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Publisher

Pymble, N.S.W. : Fourth Estate, 2011.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

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.

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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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NOTES

General note

Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, 2010.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Date Published

2011.

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Call Numbers

910.4092/11

Record Identifier

74VvDvoZ4BZg

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ISBN

9780732292850 (pbk.)

DDC

910.4092

MMS ID

991004881639702626

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