Toby Musgrave – The Multifarious Mr Banks

Talk Radio Europe | 22 March 2020 | 0h 18m | Listen Later
Interview with Toby Musgrave about his book The Multifarious Mr. Banks: From Botany Bay to Kew, The Natural Historian Who Shaped the World. Argues that Banks, the botanist on James Cook’s first circumnavigation, and the longest-serving president of the Royal Society, was a leading figure of the English Enlightenment.