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The botany of desire

The botany of desire

by Michael Pollan; Michael Schwarz, (Producer); Edward Gray; Kiran Kiki Kapany; Frances McDormand; John Chater; Vicente Franco; Martin Bresnick; Kikim Media (Firm); PBS Distribution (Firm);

  DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system

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The Botany of Desire   (2010-02-22)

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by Barb Bergman, Minnesota State University, Mankato

The Botany of Desire, based on Michael Pollan’s 2001 book of the same name, explores the natural history of four well-known plants while connecting them to human desires that have lead to their worldwide appeal.

According to Pollan, apples represent the desire for sweet, tulips for beauty,...
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