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In The Footsteps Of Augustine Henry And His Chinese Plant Collectors

Author : Seamus O'Brien
ISBN : 1870673735
Genre : Gardening
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Augustine Henry is one of the most famous of the pioneering plant hunters to have travelled to China during the latter part of the 19th century, playing a key role in establishing the basis for our present knowledge of the Chinese flora. His account of t
Category: Gardening

Roger Casement

Author : Angus Mitchell
ISBN : 9781847176080
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A fascinating examination of the extraordinary life of Roger Casement, executed as part of the 1916 rising, fighting the empire that had previously knighted him. Roger Casement was a British consul for two decades. However, his investigation into atrocities in the Congo led Casement to anti-Imperialist views. Ultimately, this led him to side with the Irish Republican movement, leading up to the 1916 rising. Arrested by the British for gun trafficking, he was incarcerated in the Tower of London and then placed in the dock at the Royal Courts of Justice in an internationally-publicised state trial for high treason. He was hanged in Pentonville prison on the 3 August—two years to the day after Britain’s declaration of war in 1914.
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The Garden

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924101444564
Genre : Botany
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Category: Botany

The Plants Of China

Author : De-Yuan Hong
ISBN : 9781107070172
Genre : Science
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A unique addition to the botanical literature, this book presents the flora of China in its astonishing diversity.
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In The Footsteps Of Anne Boleyn

Author : Sarah Morris
ISBN : 9781445635361
Genre : History
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The visitor's companion to the palaces, castles & houses associated with Henry VIII's infamous wife.
Category: History

The Wood And The Trees

Author : Sheila Pim
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040300118
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography