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The Resource Banks, Grantlee Kieza

Banks, Grantlee Kieza

Label
Banks
Title
Banks
Statement of responsibility
Grantlee Kieza
Title variation
Banks
Title variation remainder
lust, science, adventure - Joseph Banks and his voyages of discovery
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sir Joseph Banks was a larger-than-life character best known for his promotion of science. In 1768 Banks joined Captain James Cook's expedition to the South Pacific. The 30,000 specimens he brought back generated enormous interest, as did the sometimes racy written account of the journey, which chronicled his frequent amorous exploits. Banks' passion for the new and unusual flora of Australia led him to recommend Botany Bay to parliament as an excellent place for a penal settlement, despite the fact the soil was poor and there was no fresh running water, but he later became the foremost expert on everything Australian. By award-winning bestselling writer Grantlee Kieza, Banks is a rich and rollicking biography of one of Britain's most colourful and successful scientists
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kieza, Grantlee
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Banks, Joseph
  • Banks, Joseph
  • Botanists
  • Naturalists
  • Scientists
  • Botany
  • Natural history
  • Scientific expeditions
  • Botanists
  • Naturalists
  • Explorers
  • Australia
  • Pacific Area
Label
Banks, Grantlee Kieza
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000068137763
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
485 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780733340505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), colour map, portraits (some colour)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1191799162
Label
Banks, Grantlee Kieza
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000068137763
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
485 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780733340505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some colour), colour map, portraits (some colour)
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1191799162

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