Seven Flowers and How They Shaped Our World

Seven Flowers and How They Shaped Our World

Book - 2014
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Traces the histories of seven iconic flowers--including the rose, orchid, and opium poppy--to reveal the nature of their influence and rise to objects of billion-dollar industries.
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2014.
ISBN: 9781468308174
1468308173
Branch Call Number: 635.9 P853
Characteristics: xiii, 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm

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Jul 18, 2015

an unusual, also entertaining and informative, look at history. I particularly enjoyed the economic history going clear back to bce times

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