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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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N910.4092/13

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74VvKZqw3gAg

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/74VvKZqw3gAg

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.

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Publisher

New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.

Call Numbers

N910.4092/13

Record Identifier

74VvKZqw3gAg

Language

English

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Contents

x, 288 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 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

New York : Crown Publishers, c2010.

Edition

1st ed.

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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

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Date Published

c2010.

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Date Copyright

c2010.

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Call Numbers

N910.4092/13

Record Identifier

74VvKZqw3gAg

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ISBN

0307463524 (hc.)

9780307463524 (hc.)

DDC

910.4092 B

MMS ID

991007686199702626

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