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Sunflowers

Author: Stephen A Harris
Publisher: London, UK : Reaktion Books Ltd, 2018. ©2018
Series: Botanical (Reaktion Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sunflowers unravels the interplay between the biology of sunflowers and human cultures over the last 6,000 years. It explores our fascination with the family and how our uses of the plants have  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen A Harris
ISBN: 9781780239262 1780239262
OCLC Number: 1004758655
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Amazing --
Varying --
Surviving --
Curing --
Feeding --
Profiting --
Influencing --
Civilizing --
Cultivating --
Appendix : Plant Names.
Series Title: Botanical (Reaktion Books (Firm))
Responsibility: Stephen A. Harris.

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"A fascinating exploration of biology, ecology, and cultural significance. Harris describes the importance of thistles for the Scots, edelweiss for Austrians, and chrysanthemums for the Japanese, Read more...

 
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