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Book
221 pages : some illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Early records
  • The plantation
  • The war years
  • John Fraser and his herbarium
  • The Flora Caroliniana
  • Walter's botanical library
  • The Thomas Walter typification project
  • The inventory. Part one: Thomas Walter's new plant names. Part two: Other plant names used by Thomas Walter
  • Eponyms
  • Unresolved issues
  • Epilogue and acknowledgements
  • Thomas Walter bibliography
  • Plant name index.
This is the story of Thomas Walter, pioneer owner of a rice plantation on the Santee River, South Carolina, and of the plants that he knew and named. In the 1780s, with the American Revolution a recent memory, Thomas Walter, an Englishman by birth, gained title to a large plantation in Berkeley County, South Carolina, on the south bank and bottomlands of the Santee River, inland from the seaport city of Charleston. There he lived for the remainder of his busy life, raising rice, involving himself in the politics and business affairs of his agricultural community, and yet finding time to study the works of the great Swedish botanist, Carl Linnaeus, and to prepare a similar tabulation of the Carolina plants he found around him. Many of these plants Walter believed to be new to science; to document his findings he gave them binomial names and brief Latin descriptions. Walter’s Flora Caroliniana published in 1788, was the first flora written in America that used Linnaeus’ classification system and binomial nomenclature. Of these plants, a large proportion were indeed unknown to European botanists, and the names Walter gave them are used even today as the unambiguous scientific designations for many important American plants. [This book records] what can be said about Thomas Walter and his botanical achievements. This will be done in two parts. First, his life history is here reported and placed in context with the early Carolina political and agricultural world in which he lived. Second, a tabulation is provided of Walter’s scientific work, of the many plants he discovered in the Carolinas, and of the taxonomic value of these names to the modern world.--Introduction.
Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
vi, 290 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 30 cm.
  • Index of pictures
  • The camel at the crossroads of multiple perspectives: introduction to an interdisciplinary encounter / Eva-Maria Knoll (Vienna)
  • Genetic traces of domestication in Old World camelids / Pamela Burger (Vienna)
  • The encounter between Bactrian and Dromedary camels in Central Asia / Bernard Faye (Montpellier), Gaukhar Konuspayeva (Montpellier)
  • Embryonic hump development and ancestry in old world camels / Clemens Knospe (Munich), Joerg Kinne (Dubai), Nissar A. Wani (Dubai), Ulrich Wernery (Dubai, Joris Peters (Munich)
  • The conservation status and management of wild camels in Mongolia / Adiya Yadamsuren (Ulaanbaatar), Enkhbileg Dulamtseren (Ulaanbaatar), Richard P. Reading (Denver)
  • The status of the wild camel in China / Yuan Li (Xinjiang), John Hare (Benenden), Yuan Guoying (Xinjiang), Cheng Yun (Xinjiang)
  • Working in a freezer: capturing and collaring wild Bactrian camels / Chris Walzer (Vienna), Petra Kaezensky (Vienna), Enkhbileg Dulamtseren (Ulaanbaatar), Adiya Yadamsuren (Ulaanbaatar)
  • Hybridization: a threat to the genetic distinctiveness of the last wild old world camel species / Katja Silbermayr (Vienna), Pamela Burger (Vienna)
  • Ancient DNA reveals domestication process: the case of the two-humped camel / Alexandra Trinks (Mainz), Pamela Burger (Vienna), Norbert Benecke (Berline) Joachim Burger (Mainz)
  • The tears of the camel: reflections on depictions and descriptions of the camel in Mongolian culture / Maria-Katharina Lang (Vienna)
  • The camel and its symbolism in the daily life of the Mongols with particular reference to their folk songs / Otgonbayar Chuluunbaatar (Vienna)
  • Archeozoology of camels in South-Eastern Arabia / Margarethe Uerpmann (Tübingen)
  • Riding camels in Arabia: outline of a revised cultural history / Walter Dostal (Vienna)
  • Caravans from South Arabia: roads and organization / Johann Heiss (Vienna)
  • Camels in star mythology and in everyday rural life: ethnographic observations in South-West Arabia's Tihāma lowlands / Andre Gingrich (Vienna)
  • What camels eat: a study of Arabic ethnobotany / Daniel Martin Varisco (New York)
  • The economic significance and traditional management of dromedaries in Syria / Darem Tabbaa (Hama)
  • The socio-economic perspective of camels in Pakistan / Arshad Iqbal (Rawalpindi)
  • Camel trekking in Jordan: between oriental perception and authentic tourist expectation / Mohammed Shunnaq (Irbid), Susanne Ramadan Shunnaq (Irbid)
  • Camel urine and milk in the Arab heritage (folk medicine): a review / Abdulsalam A. Bakhsh (Al-Ahsa), Wael M. El-Deeb (Al-Ahsa), Awatif A. Al-Judaibi (Jeddah)
  • The Saharan dromedary as a sign: the prominence of dromedaries among the Nomadic Imuhar Society in the Algerian desert / Anja Fischer (Vienna)
  • The traditional management of the one-humped camel in the Horn of Africa: milking, fostering and weaning techniques / Maurizio Dioli (Alicante)
  • The informal camel milk marketing sector in Kenya and Somalia / Mario Younan (Nairobi), David M. Mwangi (Nairobi)
  • Extending the shelf life of camel milk / Ibtisam E.M. El Zubeir (Khartoum)
  • Bringing camels into focus: a photo-essay on dromedaries in the Nigeria-Niger corridor / Abdussamad M. Abdussamad (Göttingen/Nigeria), Demo Joab Usman Kalla (Aberdeen), Shehu Ahmad Maigandi (Sokoto)
  • Afterword: camels and deserts / Richard W. Bulliet (New York)
  • Pictures.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving), Science Library (Li and Ma)
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)

5. Palms [1999 - ]

Journal/Periodical
v. : ill ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Journal/Periodical
v. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 119-130 : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 109-118 : ill. ; 26 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving), Science Library (Li and Ma)

10. Doklady. Mathematics [1992 - ]

Journal/Periodical
v. : ill. ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 27-95 : ill., map ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Journal/Periodical
v. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 303-328 : ill., map ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
25 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 97-108 : ill. ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 329-337 : ill. ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 207-233 : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)

18. Mathematica bohemica [1991 - ]

Book
v. ; 24 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 275-288 : ill. ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)
Book
p. 159-174 : ill. ; 26 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage), Science Library (Li and Ma)