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Special Issue 8 - The Linnaean Legacy

Special Issue 8 - The Linnaean Legacy

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This 2007 special edition marks the tercentenary of Linnaeus’ birth. It features the following contributions:

Foreword David Cutler

Part 1 – Unlocking the Past

Commemoration Speech Carl-Olof Jacobson

The Keen Eye: Linnaeus – The Man Who Saw Everything Karin Berglund

Linnaeus: An 18th Century Background Marie-Christine Skuncke

What’s more important, a good story or a true story? The merging of facts and fiction at Linnaeus’ houses in Uppsala Margareta Nisser-Dalman

Making Memorials: Early Celebrations of Linnaeus Hanna Östholm

The Origin of and the Philosophy behind Linnaeus’ Sexual System Nils Uddenberg

Linnaeus’ sexual system and flowering plant phylogeny Birgitta Bremer

Science or poetry? Vernacular plant names and binary nomenclature in Sweden around 1900 Jenny Beckman

Apollos of Systematic Botany Pieter Baas

Part 2 – Botanical Art in the Age of Linnaeus

Linnaeus’ use of illustrations in his naming of plants Charlie Jarvis

Georg Dionysius Ehret: A Glimpse into the Golden Age of Botany Annika Erikson Browne

Botanical Art in the Age of Linnaeus Brent Elliott

Linnaeus’ Legacy: Botanical Art from the Age of Transoceanic Discovery John Edmondson

Part 3 – Today and the Future

Linné and Taxonomy in Japan: On the 300th Anniversary of his Birth His Majesty The Emperor of Japan

England’s Linnaeus Brent Elliott

Linnaeus’ Lapland Herbarium in Paris Bengt Jonsell

The conservation of iconic objects and Linnaeus’ books and wallpaper Per Cullhed

The Linnean collections at Uppsala University Roland Moberg

Linnaeus’ specimens of mammals and birds Anthea Gentry

The Linnaeus Link Project Carol Gökçe

Linnaean Landscapes – Transforming Linnaeus’ Cultural Context into a Cultural Heritage Mariette Manktelow

A Tribute to Linnaeus at the Chelsea Flower Show 2007 Ulf Nordfjell

Naming Nature: The Future of the Linnaean System Sandra Knapp

Edited by Mary J. Morris and Leonie Berwick

Special Issue No. 8 of The Linnean Newsletter and Proceedings of The Linnean Society of London


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