Gender, Genera, Genre and Geography: Colonial Women's Writing and the Uses of Botany

Susan K. Martin

Abstract


The paper maps some of the minute distributions and redistributions of power and autonomy in nineteenth century middle-class women in botany, with reference to Georgiana Molloy, Louisa Atkinson, Amalie Dietrich, Catherine Parr Traill and Ferdinand von Mueller.

Keywords


Botany; colonial women; Georgiana Molloy; Louisa Atkinson; Amalie Dietrich,;Catherine Parr Traill

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