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Carnation.

Author: Twigs Way
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2016.
Series: Botanical.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As it ranges from the traditions of the medieval marriage bed to Renaissance paintings of the Madonna and Child, this lavishly illustrated book will entertain anyone with an interest in history, art  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Way, Twigs.
Carnation.
London : Reaktion Books, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Twigs Way
ISBN: 9781780236810 1780236816
OCLC Number: 973835536
Notes: Photo Acknowledgements Index.
Description: 1 online resource (223 pages).
Contents: Cover; Carnation ; Imprint Page; Contents; One: The Divine Flower ; Two: What's in a Name? ; Three: Nature's Bastards: From Divinity to Blasphemy ; Four: Florists, Weavers and Cottagers ; Five: Fit for Royalty: Empresses and Queens ; Six: A Rainbow of Pinks ; Seven: A Picture of Pink ; Eight: A Strengthener of the Heart and Brain ; Nine: Crossing Continents: The Tangled Web of the Perpetual Carnation ; Epilogue: The Everlasting Carnation ; An Explication of Carnation Types and Common Terms ; Timeline ; References ; Further Reading ; Associations and Websites ; Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Botanical.

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"A well-researched history, which brings a whole new perspective to one of the gems of the plant world." --Christine Walkden, gardener and British television presenter A well-researched history, Read more...

 
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