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Enduring roots : encounters with trees, history, and the American landscape

Author: Gayle Brandow Samuels
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Enduring Roots tells the stories of historic American trees, including the oak, the apple, the cherry, and the oldest of the world's trees, the bristlecone pine. These trees speak of our attachment to the land, satisfy our universal and eternal need to leave a legacy, and demonstrate that the landscape is a gift, to be both received and, sometimes, to be taken away." "Each chapter focuses primarily on a specific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gayle Brandow Samuels
ISBN: 081352721X 9780813527215
OCLC Number: 40820937
Description: xv, 193 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Taking Root: The Charter Oak --
Family Trees --
Apples: Core Issues --
Three Cherries --
Returning Natives --
The Tree That Owned Itself --
Methuselah's Walk.
Responsibility: Gayle Brandow Samuels.
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These are the stories of historic American trees, including the oak, the apple, the cherry, and the oldest of all trees, the bristlecone pine. These stories speak of an attachment to the land, a  Read more...

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