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The Resource The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives, Stephen Buchmann

The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives, Stephen Buchmann

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The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives
Title
The reason for flowers
Title remainder
their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Buchmann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of the roles flowers play in the production of our foods, spices, medicines, and perfumes reveals their origins, myriad shapes, colors, textures and scents, bizarre sex lives, and how humans-- and the natural world-- relate and depend upon them
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buchmann, Stephen L
Dewey number
635.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flowers
  • Flowers
  • Flowers in literature
  • Flowers
  • Flowers
Label
The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives, Stephen Buchmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sexuality and origins. Attracting attention ; Flowers and their ancestors ; The pollinators -- Growing, breeding, and selling. Pleasure gardens, ancient and modern ; Flowers for eternity ; Best of show ; Arriving by jumbo jet -- Foods, flavors, scents. Eating flowers ; A little dab behind the ear -- Flowers in literature, art, and myth. The secret language of flowers ; Flowers on the page ; Flower power : the meaning of flowers in art -- Flowers in the service of science and medicine. The flower and the scientist ; Good for what ails us : healing our bodies and minds -- Appendix 1. Flower statistics -- Appendix 2. Cooking with flowers : selected recipes -- Appendix 3. After bringing them home : caring for your cut flowers -- Appendix 4. Online resources for wildflower and pollinator conservation organizations
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9781476755526
Lccn
2015017169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn883148137
  • (OCoLC)883148137
Label
The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives, Stephen Buchmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-321) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sexuality and origins. Attracting attention ; Flowers and their ancestors ; The pollinators -- Growing, breeding, and selling. Pleasure gardens, ancient and modern ; Flowers for eternity ; Best of show ; Arriving by jumbo jet -- Foods, flavors, scents. Eating flowers ; A little dab behind the ear -- Flowers in literature, art, and myth. The secret language of flowers ; Flowers on the page ; Flower power : the meaning of flowers in art -- Flowers in the service of science and medicine. The flower and the scientist ; Good for what ails us : healing our bodies and minds -- Appendix 1. Flower statistics -- Appendix 2. Cooking with flowers : selected recipes -- Appendix 3. After bringing them home : caring for your cut flowers -- Appendix 4. Online resources for wildflower and pollinator conservation organizations
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 342 pages
Isbn
9781476755526
Lccn
2015017169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn883148137
  • (OCoLC)883148137

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