Oak The Frame Of Civilization

Author: William Bryant Logan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393078663
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Oak The Frame Of Civilization

Author: William Bryant Logan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393327787
Size: 22.11 MB
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A history of the oak tree identifies its significance in religious rites, homemaking, travel, literature, and the outcome of key military conflicts, in an account that documents the communitarian and educational nature of the oak and what ...

Oak

Author: William Bryant Logan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393047738
Size: 28.60 MB
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Explores the role that the oak tree has played throughout history and in shaping the modern world.

Air The Restless Shaper Of The World

Author: William Bryant Logan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393083845
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With the passionate narrative style and wide-ranging erudition that have made William Bryant Logan’s work a touchstone for nature lovers and environmentalists, Air is—like the contents of a bag of seaborne dust that Darwin collected ...

Oak

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Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781616890322
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Oak is nature's creed of endurance (the tree was standing when Jane Austen was just a baby) and of one man's promise to find beauty in a painful world.

Dirt The Ecstatic Skin Of The Earth

Author: William Bryant Logan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393351602
Size: 57.67 MB
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" John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Saint Phocas, Darwin, and Virgil parade through this thought-provoking work, taking their place next to the dung beetle, the compost heap, dowsing, historical farming, and the microscopic biota that till the ...

American Chestnut

Author: Susan Freinkel
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520247307
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Looks at the history of the American chestnut tree and how it was left on the brink of extinction from a plague and the quest to save the tree.

American Canopy

Author: Eric Rutkow
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439193606
Size: 39.89 MB
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This fascinating and groundbreaking work tells the remarkable story of the relationship between Americans and their trees across the entire span of our nation’s history.

A Splintered History Of Wood

Author: Spike Carlsen
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061982776
Size: 15.55 MB
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If civilization somehow did develop, our daily lives still would be vastly different: there would be no violins, baseball bats, chopsticks, or wine corks. The book you are now holding wouldn't exist.