Botanical Progress, Horticultural Innovations, and Cultural Changes

Botanical Progress, Horticultural Innovations, and Cultural Changes

by Michel Conan
     
 

This book highlights the religious, artistic, political, and economic consequences of horticultural pursuits, exploring the roles of peasants, botanists, horticulturists, nurserymen and gentlemen collectors in these developments, and concluding with a reflection on the future of horticulture in the present context of widespread environmental devastation and ecological… See more details below

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This book highlights the religious, artistic, political, and economic consequences of horticultural pursuits, exploring the roles of peasants, botanists, horticulturists, nurserymen and gentlemen collectors in these developments, and concluding with a reflection on the future of horticulture in the present context of widespread environmental devastation and ecological uncertainty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780884023272
Publisher:
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium Series in the History of Landscape Architecture, #28
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.20(d)

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