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Stephen A. Harris

October 18, 2021

On this episode of Inquiry, we speak with STEPHEN A. HARRIS, the Druce Curator of Oxford University Herbaria. We will be talking about his new book ROOTS TO SEEDS: 400 YEARS OF OXFORD BOTANY. This large-format beautiful book traces the centuries-long history of the study of botany at Oxford University: from the establishment of the physik garden in the 17th Century,  traveling the world collecting plant specimens, creating a botanical library, to the modern scientific study of botany at the university.