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​​Gardens and the scientific revolution

Clare Hickman explores how gardens were used as places of scientific experimentation in the 18th and 19th centuries

Published: March 9, 2022 at 12:13 pm
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Clare Hickman explains to Dave Musgrove how they also became places of scientific experimentation.

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Clare Hickman is the author of The Doctor’s Garden: Medicine, Science and Horticulture in Britain (Yale University Press, 2022)

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Dr David MusgroveContent director, HistoryExtra.com

David Musgrove is content director of the HistoryExtra.com website and podcast, plus its sister print magazines BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed. He has a PhD in medieval landscape archaeology and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

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