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RP-*0727-81

University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Amherst, MA 01003-9242)
Richard Lozier (Project Director: 11/28/1980 to present)

Rumphius: An Annotated Selection of His Botanical and OtherWritings

To support publication of the first English translation of selected descrip- tions of tropical flora, shellfish, minerals, and precious stones found in the Dutch East Indies by the 17th-century Dutch botanist Rumphius. Part of the Library of the Indies series, the work also describes native use of plants.

Project fields:
Asian Studies; History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Program:
Scholarly Publications

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$5,000 (approved)
$5,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1981 – 12/31/1981