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Linnaeus:
The Compleat Naturalist
Wilfrid Blunt
With an introduction by William T. Stearn

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction by William T. Stearn 6
PART I: THE YEARS OF STRUGGLE 1707-1735
1. Childhood 12
2. Lund 19
3. Uppsala 24
4. The Lapland journey: Lycksele Lappmark 38
5. The Lapland journey: Lule and Torne Lappmark 56
6. Work and play 71
PART II: IN SEARCH OF FAME 1735-1738
1. Germany 84
2. Holland 92
3. George Clifford 99
4. A month in England 109
5. Hortus Cliffortianus 115
6. Correspondents and critics 119
7. Farwell to Holland 123
PART III: THE PRINCE OF BOTANISTS 1738-1778
1. Physician in Stockholm 130
2. Öland and Gotland 1741 137
3. Professor in Uppsala 146
4. Västergötland 1746 159
5. Linnaeus en pantoufles 166
6. The Apostles 185
7. Skåne 1749
8. Friends and books 209
9. The man of property 219
10. The closing years 1722-8 230
11. The Linnaean collections 239
Author's bibliography 243
Carl Linnaeus chronology 244
Appendix I by William Stearn 246
Appendix II by C. J. Humphries, Natural History Museum 253
Bibliography 254
Acknowledgments 261
Index 262

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