Apple (Book, 2015) []
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Author: Marcia Reiss
Series: Reaktion's botanical series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Apples have sustained, delighted and intoxicated people throughout history. This ubiquitous fruit has always been more than something to eat or drink; it is planted deep within the myths, religion and art of almost every culture. Icon of beauty, desire and sin, of wholesome country harvests, healthy eating and hidden poison, the apple is a symbol, recognized as readily as a brand of computers and a record label as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Reiss
ISBN: 9781780233406 178023340X
OCLC Number: 1003640127
Description: 1 v. (255 p.) : illustrations en coul. ; 23 cm
Series Title: Reaktion's botanical series.
Responsibility: Marcia Reiss.


This book explores the apple's history and the latest debates about the use of agrichemicals, the rise of organic and heirloom orchards, and the hopes and fears of genetic crop modification.  Read more...


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