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Bee

Author: Claire Preston
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2006.
Series: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bee offers a survey of the natural and cultural history of the bee and explores the impressive body of literature that has grown out of man's search for honey.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Preston, Claire.
Bee.
London : Reaktion Books, 2006
(OCoLC)61129787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Preston
ISBN: 9781861894830 186189483X
OCLC Number: 437089676
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Contents: The reasons for bees --
Biological bee --
Kept bee --
Political bee --
Pious/corrupt bee --
Utile bee --
Aesthetic bee --
Folkloric bee --
Playful bee --
Bee movie --
Retired bee --
Timeline of the bee.
Series Title: Animal (Reaktion Books)
Responsibility: Claire Preston.

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Follows the natural and cultural history of our relationship with the bees and the development of these legends, from ancient political descriptions of the bee to Renaissance debates about monarchy,  Read more...

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