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Young Peter Books

Books di Young Peter editi da Reaktion Books

Oak

Oak

Young Peter 
edizioni Reaktion Books , 2013

Botanical, a new series from Reaktion, is the first to integrate horticultural writing with a broader account of the cultural and social impact of plants. Oak, one of the first two books in the series, narrates the biography of the tree that since time immemorial has been a symbol of loyalty, strength, generosity,...

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€ 25,20
Swan

Swan

Young Peter 
edizioni Reaktion books , 2008

The graceful winged form of the swan has inspired works of art from fairy tales to ballets, and airborne the bird is a majestic sight - moving steadily with strong, slow wing-beats and with its slender neck outstretched, Peter Young's Swan is a comprehensive natural and cultural history of this elegant creature.The...

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€ 21,30
Tortoise

Tortoise

Young Peter 
edizioni Reaktion books , 2004

Tortoise is the first cultural history of these long-lived and intriguing creatures, which have existed for more than 200 million years. The book covers tortoises worldwide, in evolution, myth and reality, ranging across paleontology, natural history, myth, folklore, art forms, literature, veterinary medicine and trade...

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€ 21,30