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Nutzerbericht  - cynrwiecko - LibraryThing

For me, this is Pollan's best work. Approaching global environmental and world history in general from the perspective of the plant was an excellent way to include the agency of non-human historical ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - velmalikevelvet - LibraryThing

Astounded by similarity between Dutch tulip speculation & current mortgage bubble collapse. Intrigued by idea that weed fits endogenous cannibinoid receptors, mimicking brain's natural ability to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

THE BOTANY OF DESIRE: A Plant's-Eye View of the World

Nutzerbericht  - Kirkus

We've cultivated plants since the dawn of time; but all along, the plants have been cultivating us as well.Pollan (A Place of My Own, 1997) uses four plant species to support his thesis: apples ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Hera - LibraryThing

A truly inspiring book. I particularly liked the section on cannabis growing. I'm not sure his central thesis - that plants shape us to their will through being desirable to humans - can be proven but I thought it was delightful. Of interest to anyone who gardens. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - ShiraC - LibraryThing

I love this book, but I have no idea how to characterize it. It contains a social history of four plants: the apple, the tulip, the potato, and marijuana. The underlying thesis is that each of these ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

The botany of desire: a plant's eye view of the world

Nutzerbericht  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Plants are important to us for many reasons. Pollan, an editor and contributor to Harper's and the New York Times Magazine and author of Second Nature: A Gardener's Education, muses on our complex ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - nopressure1 - LibraryThing

An in-depth look at four plants – apples, tulips, marijuana, and potatoes, and how these plants have effected humans AND history. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - suziam48 - LibraryThing

I never laughed so hard -- while learning so much! Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - idiotgirl - LibraryThing

I would be happy to have written this book. Such a great idea. And being from Idaho, who can question a whole chapter on the potato!!! Vollständige Rezension lesen


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