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The Resource The rose : a true history, Jennifer Potter

The rose : a true history, Jennifer Potter

Label
The rose : a true history
Title
The rose
Title remainder
a true history
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Potter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The rose. No other flower has come close to capturing the western imagination in quite the same way. Here, acclaimed horticultural historian Jennifer Potter shows what, exactly, gives this most fragrant flower its potency in societies around the world
Summary
The acclaimed horticultural historian Jennifer Potter sets out on a quest to uncover the life of a flower that has been viewed so hetrogenously by different cultures in different countries across the centuries. Beginning her story in the Greek and Roman empires, she travels across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas to unravel its evolution from a simple briar of the northern hemisphere to the height of cultivated perfection found in rose gardens today. Whether laying bare the flower's long association with sexuality and secret societies, questioning the Crusaders' role in bringing roses back from the Holy Land, or hunting for its elusive blooms in the gardens of the Empress Josephine at Malmaison, Jennifer Potter reveals why this flower, above all others, has provoked such fascination
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10009561
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1949-
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Potter, Jennifer
Dewey number
635.933
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Roses
  • Plants and civilisation
  • Flowers
  • Roses
Target audience
adult
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a true history
Label
The rose : a true history, Jennifer Potter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000046171350
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 520 p.
Isbn
9781848878341
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The rose : a true history, Jennifer Potter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
000046171350
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxi, 520 p.
Isbn
9781848878341
Other physical details
ill.

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