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Nutzerbericht  - lucasdwi - LibraryThing

Micahel Pollan opens the readers eyes to the near magical world of plants and their relationship with humans. Using apples, tulips, marijuana, and potatoes, Pollan broadly covers four functions of ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Fernhill - LibraryThing

Very interesting way to look at the interaction of people with the environment. Shows how we are affected by plants as much as plants are affected by us. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - WildcatJF - LibraryThing

Pollan does a remarkable job digging into the natural and cultural history of four plants; the apple, tulip, potato and cannabis. Each is a fascinating glimpse into the related desire that the ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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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  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Revisiting this ten years after my initial reading was fascinating, especially the potato & marijuana sections. I recall thinking that Pollan sounded a little unhinged when he was talking about ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - AlCracka - LibraryThing

Pollan represents one of my favorite types of writers: modern polymaths who can bring scientific, historic and literary knowledge to bear on whatever they're writing about. When it's done well, I don ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - sriemann - LibraryThing

I enjoyed the structure of the book, and the section on cannabis has really made me rethink my beliefs on how people should interact with mind-altering substances - can't say yet that I have changed ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - anneearney - LibraryThing

I loved this book! Very interesting, insightful looks into four common plants and how they've become part of human culture. Also looks at some of our crazy plant policies (think marijuana and ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - mahallett - LibraryThing

lots of fun and learned a lot. good reader Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - mykl-s - LibraryThing

-the best way to learn history Vollständige Rezension lesen


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