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The Long, Long Life of Trees

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Description for The Long, Long Life of Trees Paperback. Num Pages: 296 pages, 60 b/w illus. BIC Classification: JHBT; TVS; WMPS; WNP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127. Weight in Grams: 363.
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 ... Read more

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Yale University Press
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About Fiona Stafford
Fiona Stafford is professor of English language and literature, University of Oxford. She is author and presenter of two highly acclaimed series for BBC Radio 3 titled The Meaning of Trees. She lives in Bucks, UK.

Reviews for The Long, Long Life of Trees
A book that would grace any book shelf. It is entertaining and informative for the enthusiastic dendrologist, and the casual reader. -Colin How, Methodist Recorder
Colin How
Methodist Recorder
Everywhere [Stafford's] eye for detail brings the trees to life. . . . The Long, Long Life of Trees is elegant, engaging, impeccably written and packed with ... Read more

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