Oak: The Frame of Civilization download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Bryant Logan

Oak: The Frame of Civilization download free [PDF and Ebook] by William Bryant Logan year 2006
  • Book name: Oak: The Frame of Civilization
  • Author: William Bryant Logan
  • Release date: 2006/4/24
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780393327786
  • Rating: 8.32 of 10
  • Votes: 564
  • Review by: Jacqueline Silvia
  • Review rating: 9.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Total pages: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 31 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Professional arborist and award-winning nature writer William Bryant Logan deftly relates the delightful history of the reciprocal relationship between humans and oak trees since time immemorial-a profound link that has almost been forgotten. From the ink of Bach's cantatas, to the first boat to reach the New World, to the wagon, the barrel, and the sword, oak trees have been a constant presence throughout our history. In fact, civilization prospered where oaks grew, and for centuries these supremely adaptable, generous trees have supported humankind in nearly every facet of life. 'With an unabashed enthusiasm for his subject' (Carol Haggas, Booklist) Logan combines science, philosophy, spirituality, and history with a contagious curiosity about why the natural world works the way it does. At once humorous and reverent, 'this splendid acknowledgment of a natural marvel' (Publishing News) reintroduces the oak tree so that we might see its vibrant presence throughout our history and our modern world.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 17H32M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Engineering & Technology, Miscellaneous Items, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, Science: General Issues, Forestry & Silviculture: Practice & Techniques
  • Available formats: PML, TXT, WORD, OEB, PDF, EPUB, SNB, DOC. Compressed in Z, 7Z, TAR.GZ, RAR, JAR, CBZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x211x23mm
  • Weight: 260g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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