Triumph of Seeds (BOK)

Thor Hanson

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We live in a world of seeds. From our morning coffee to the cotton in our clothes, seeds support diets, economies, lifestyles, and civilizations. In "The Triumph of Seeds," award-winning conservation biologist Thor Hanson builds on his own triumph in "Feathers"--itself a masterwork of natural and cultural history--to explore seeds as both a natural phenomenon and a human one. Spanning locations ranging from the Raccoon Lodge--Hanson's backyard writing hideout-cum-laboratory--to the coffee plantations of the Amazon, from our flower patches and backyard gardens to the spice routes of Kerala, "The Triumph of the Seeds" is a book of knowledge, adventure, and wonder by an enchanting writer who embodies both the charm of stories told by the fireside at an old country store and the hard-won expertise of a professor of field biology. A worthy heir to the grand tradition of Aldo Leopold and Bernd Heinrich, this book is essential reading for anyone who loves to see a plant grow.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Thor Hanson
Perseus-Basic Books
ISBN 9780465055999
Antall sider 288 Dimensjoner 14,9cm x 21,8cm x 3,7cm
Vekt 412 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Reference works, Trees, wildflowers & plants, Environmental management, Botany & plant sciences

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