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Gentle Conquest: The Botanical Discovery of North America With Illustrations from the Library of Congress James L. Reveal

Gentle Conquest: The Botanical Discovery of North America With Illustrations from the Library of Congress

James L. Reveal

Published October 1st 1992
ISBN : 9781563730023
Hardcover
160 pages
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Exploration of the New World meant more than finding new places to live and the possibility of gold. Discovering and naming the flora of North America, and finding their uses for food, building materials, and medicines, was a critical part of theMoreExploration of the New World meant more than finding new places to live and the possibility of gold. Discovering and naming the flora of North America, and finding their uses for food, building materials, and medicines, was a critical part of the explorers mission. This book beautifully showcases the botanical discoveries made from the time of Columbus to the end of the American frontier. 120 illustrations, 60 in full color.