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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 exploratory journey and research-based narrative 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
Writing style
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10433166
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
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Buchmann, Stephen L
Dewey number
635.9
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Flowers
Target audience
adult
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their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives
Label
The reason for flowers : their history, culture, biology, and how they change our lives, Stephen Buchmann
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Will trade food for sex -- First flowers and their ancestors -- The go-betweens -- Pleasure gardens ancient and modern -- Flowers for eternity, and appeasing the gods -- Best of show -- Arriving by jumbo jet -- From the kitchen to your plate -- A little dab behind the ear -- The secret language of flowers -- Flowers on the page -- Flower power: the meaning of flowers in art -- The flower and the scientist -- Good for what ails us?
Control code
1101236
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781476755526
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015017169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476755526
  • (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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Will trade food for sex -- First flowers and their ancestors -- The go-betweens -- Pleasure gardens ancient and modern -- Flowers for eternity, and appeasing the gods -- Best of show -- Arriving by jumbo jet -- From the kitchen to your plate -- A little dab behind the ear -- The secret language of flowers -- Flowers on the page -- Flower power: the meaning of flowers in art -- The flower and the scientist -- Good for what ails us?
Control code
1101236
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781476755526
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2015017169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476755526
  • (OCoLC)883148137

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