Holland Flowering: How the Dutch Flower Industry Conquered the World

Holland Flowering: How the Dutch Flower Industry Conquered the World

by Andrew Gebhardt

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789089646170
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2015
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Andrew Gebhardt completed his PhD at the University of Amsterdam. He also holds an MA in journalism and a MFA in creative writing. He has been awarded grants and fellowships from the New York Times Foundation and the Fulbright Commission. He has published poetry, essays, and translations.

Table of Contents

Holland Flowering 9
Early Dutch Horticulture 45
The Rise of Aalsmeer’s Horticultural Grower’s Cooperatives 87
The Dutch Flower Auction: Traders 125
Horticultural Aesthetics 165
Planet of Flowers 209
Afterword 255
Notes 261

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