The Long, Long Life of Trees download free [PDF and Ebook] by Fiona Stafford

The Long, Long Life of Trees download free [PDF and Ebook] by Fiona Stafford year 2017
  • Book name: The Long, Long Life of Trees
  • Author: Fiona Stafford
  • Release date: 2017/7/11
  • Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Home and Garden
  • ISBN: 9780300228205
  • Rating: 10 of 10
  • Votes: 511
  • Review by: Rose Wolff
  • Review rating: 9.75 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/24
  • Total pages: 296
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings Since the beginnings of history trees have served humankind in countless useful ways, but our relationship with trees has many dimensions beyond mere practicality. Trees are so entwined with human experience that diverse species have inspired their own stories, myths, songs, poems, paintings, and spiritual meanings. Some have achieved status as religious, cultural, or national symbols. In this beautifully illustrated volume Fiona Stafford offers intimate, detailed explorations of seventeen common trees, from ash and apple to pine, oak, cypress, and willow. The author also pays homage to particular trees, such as the fabled Ankerwyke Yew, under which Henry VIII courted Anne Boleyn, and the spectacular cherry trees of Washington, D.C. Stafford discusses practical uses of wood past and present, tree diseases and environmental threats, and trees' potential contributions toward slowing global climate change. Brimming with unusual topics and intriguing facts, this book celebrates trees and their long, long lives as our inspiring and beloved natural companions.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H36M31S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Gardening: Shrubs & Trees, Horticulture, Social & Cultural Anthropology, Forests, Rainforests, Sociology: Customs & Traditions, Sociology
  • Available formats: DOC, EPUB, PDF, ODT, JPEG, MobiPocket, TXT, WORD. Compressed in TAR, GZ, XZ, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.00 USD
  • Dimensions: 129.54x198.12x22.86mm
  • Weight: 363g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: United States
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