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Cactus

Author: Dan Torre
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2017.
Series: Botanical (Reaktion Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dan Torre uniquely explores the natural, cultural and social history of cacti - with particular emphasis on how these remarkable plants have been represented in art, literature, cinema, animation and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Torre, Dan.
Cactus.
London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2017
(OCoLC)956624239
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Torre
ISBN: 9781780237695 1780237693
OCLC Number: 1037291302
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Imprint Page; Contents; Introduction; 1. Natural History of the Cactus; 2. Native Cacti, Alien Cacti; 3. Beautiful Cacti, Beastly Cacti; 4. Almost Human:The Anthropomorphic Cactus; 5. Eating Cacti; 6. Transforming the Cactus; 7. Cactus Collectors and Cactus Societies; Timeline; References; Further Reading; Associations and Websites; Acknowledgements; Photo Acknowledgements; Index.
Series Title: Botanical (Reaktion Books (Firm))
Responsibility: Dan Torre.

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"Cacti's diverse appearance and survival tactics have made them not just the focus of gardeners and photographers from desert to tropical regions, they have inspired sculptors, painters, filmmakers, Read more...

 
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