Sökning: "botanical collection"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden botanical collection.

  1. 1. A Utopian Quest for Universal Knowledge Diachronic Histories of Botanical Collections between the Sixteenth Century and the Present

    Detta är en avhandling från Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Författare :Anna Svensson; KTH.; [2017]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; history of botany; utopia; Oxford University Botanic Garden; pressed plants in books; botanical collection; classification; herbarium; Global Plants; digitisation; database; conservation; natural dyeing; botanikhistoria; utopi; Oxford University Botanic Garden; pressade växter i böcker; botaniska samlingar; klassifikation; herbarium; Global Plants; digitalisering; databas; växtfärgning; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the history of botany as a global collection-based science by tracing parallels between utopian traditions and botanical collecting, from their sixteenth-century beginnings to the present. A range of botanical collections, such as gardens, herbaria and classification systems, have played a central role in the struggle to discover a global or universal scientific order for the chaotic, diverse and locally shaped kingdom of plants. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Platsens blick Vetenskapsakademien och den naturalhistoriska resan 1790-1840

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Författare :Pär Eliasson; Umeå universitet.; [1999]
    Nyckelord :HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; travel; apodemics; natural history; Royal Swedish Academy of Science; Swedish Museum of Natural History; plant geography; zoology; Linnaeus; Göran Wahlenberg;

    Sammanfattning : The purpose of the present dissertation is to study the relationship between travel as a form of knowledge and the natural history pursued at the Royal Academy of Science during the period 1790-1840. Primarily, this dissertation deals with the perception of travel as a form of knowledge which existed at the Royal Swedish Academy of Science, though a number of selected journeys are used to illustrate the era's shifting perceptions on travel. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Wild vegetables and micronutrient nutrition Studies on the significance of wild vegetables in women's diets in Vietnam

    Detta är en avhandling från Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Författare :Britta M. Ogle; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; Edible wild plants; gathered vegetables; Vietnam; micronutrients; rapid appraisal; dietary assessment; nutrition status; chemical analysis; food diversity; folate; medicinal foods; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Nutrition; näringslära;

    Sammanfattning : The principal aim has been to investigate the contemporary role and importance of edible wild plants in the diets of women in different agro-ecological regions of Vietnam. Field studies were undertaken in four villages in the Mekong Delta (MD) and the Central Highlands (CH) in 1995-1999. LÄS MER