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Plant Exploring The Botanical World

Author : Phaidon Editors
ISBN : 0714871486
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 90.58 MB
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The ultimate gift for gardeners and art-lovers, featuring 300 of the most beautiful and pioneering botanical images ever Following in the footsteps of the international bestseller Map: Exploring the World, this fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of plants. It combines photographs and cutting-edge micrograph scans with watercolours, drawings, and prints to bring this universally popular and captivating subject vividly to life. Carefully selected by an international panel of experts and arranged in a uniquely structured sequence to highlight thought-provoking contrasts and similarities, this stunning compilation of botanically themed images includes iconic work by celebrated artists, photographers, scientists, and botanical illustrators, as well as rare and previously unpublished images.
Category: Gardening

Flower Exploring The World In Bloom

Author : Phaidon Editors
ISBN : 1838660852
Genre : Art
File Size : 21.84 MB
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A comprehensive and sumptuous survey that celebrates the beauty and appeal of flowers throughout art, history, and culture The latest installment in the bestselling Explorer Series takes readers on a journey across continents and cultures to discover the endless ways artists and image-makers have employed floral motifs throughout history. Showcasing the diversity of blooms from all over the world, Flower spans a wide range of styles and media -- from art, botanical illustrations, and sculptures to floral arrangements, film stills, and textiles -- and follows a visually stunning sequence with works, regardless of period, thoughtfully paired to allow interesting and revealing juxtapositions between them.
Category: Art

Just Draw Botanicals

Author : Helen Birch
ISBN : 9780711251335
Genre : Art
File Size : 30.87 MB
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Just Draw Botanicals presents a collection of 90 beautiful botanical images by contemporary artists from around the world. Dip-in for advice or flick through the pages for inspiration. Each image is accompanied by a short introduction, information on the approaches, techniques and tools used, and useful tips. Advice covers composition, colour, painting techniques and tips for working with plants. This is the perfect guide for artists and art lovers alike.
Category: Art

Botany For Dummies

Author : Rene Fester Kratz
ISBN : 9781118110843
Genre : Science
File Size : 51.31 MB
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The easy way to score your highest in botany Employment of biological scientists is projected to grow 21% over the next decade, much faster than the average for all occupations, as biotechnological research and development continues to drive job growth. Botany For Dummies gives you a thorough, easy-to-follow overview of the fundamentals of botany, helping you to improve your grades, supplement your learning, or review before a test. Covers evolution by natural selection Offers plain-English explanations of the structure and function of plants Includes plant identification and botanical phenomenon Tracking a typical course in botany, this hands-on, friendly guide is your ticket to acing this required course for your major in biology, microbiology, zoology, or elementary education.
Category: Science

The Plant Hunter S Atlas

Author : Ambra Edwards
ISBN : 9781529410129
Genre : History
File Size : 71.44 MB
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The Plant Hunter's Atlas is a lavishly illustrated volume telling some of the most extraordinary tales of horticultural discovery and exploring the characters behind the stories. Taking in the world's inhabited continents and spanning the centuries, the stories range from tales of derring-do in the age of discovery to modern-day botanists working at the cutting-edge of science. The text explores how plant hunters have been inspired by everything from scientific curiosity to economic greed, and their own ingrained sense of adventure. Each entry is illustrated with botanical artwork from the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew's unrivalled collection of historical illustrations. Among the plant hunters included are: Sir Joseph Banks, Charles Darwin, David Douglas, Reginald Farrer, George Forrest, Robert Fortune, Tadeáš Haenke, Tom Hart Dyke, Alexander von Humboldt, the Lobb brothers, John Sibthorp and Ernest Henry Wilson.
Category: History

The Scentual Garden

Author : Ken Druse
ISBN : 9781683356721
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 26.86 MB
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A complete illustrated survey of fragrance in the garden by America’s leading garden writer Popular garden writer Ken Druse offers a complete survey of fragrance in the garden, in a major work filled with new knowledge. He arranges both familiar and unusual garden plants, shrubs, and trees into 12 categories, giving gardeners a vastly expanded palate of scents to explore and enjoy, and he also provides examples of garden designs that offer harmonious scentual delights. Ellen Hoverkamp contributes her artful botanical images of flowers and plants discussed in the text. These are accompanied by Druse’s award-winning garden photographs, to create a book that is as beautiful to look at as it is informative and evocative to read.
Category: Gardening

Hanover And England

Author : Marcus Köhler
ISBN : 9783960914983
Genre : Science
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When George I, Elector of Hanover, was crowned King of England in 1714, he established a dynastic union between the two countries that endured until 1837, leaving many cultural and political accomplishments to posterity. The 300th anniversary of this union led the Institute of Landscape Architecture, Technische Universität Dresden, and the Centre of Garden and Landscape Architecture (CGL), Leibniz Universität Hannover, to take a critical look at the gardens that resulted. The symposium "Hanover and England: a union of state and garden / German and British garden culture between 1714 and today" was sponsored by the Lower Saxonian Ministry of Science and Culture. The resulting papers dealt with far more than garden history, addressing as well the background and channels by which ideas on art, agriculture, commerce, technology, literature and politics were exchanged. Given the encyclopedic interests of late 18th century thinkers, it was necessary to invite several academic disciplines to participate, in order to describe and discuss the cultural transfer between Great Britain and Hanover. The transfer of horticultural and artistic ideas very often flourished in the 19th century at different places. For this reason, the conference focused on two key aspects: the Hanoverian-British exchange between 1714 and 1837 (the period of the actual royal union) and the Anglo-German relations that endure to the present day. Als Georg I., Kurfürst von Hannover, 1714 zum König von England gekrönt wurde, begründete dies eine Personalunion zwischen den beiden Ländern, die bis 1837 bestand und der Nachwelt eine Vielzahl kultureller und politischer Errungenschaften hinterließ. Das 300-jährige Jubiläum dieses Zusammenschlusses nahmen das Institut für Landschaftsarchitektur der Technischen Universität Dresden und das Zentrum für Gartenkunst und Landschaftsarchitektur (CGL) der Leibniz Universität Hannover zum Anlass, sich kritisch mit den in dieser Zeit entstandenen Gärten auseinanderzusetzen. Das Symposium "Hanover and England: a union of state and garden / German and British garden culture between 1714 and today" wurde vom Niedersächsischen Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur gefördert. Die Beiträge beschäftigten sich nicht nur mit Gartengeschichte, sondern widmeten sich auch dem Austausch von Ideen zu Kunst, Landwirtschaft, Handel, Technologie, Literatur und Politik. So schien es sinnvoll, unterschiedliche akademische Disziplinen zur Teilnahme einzuladen, um den kulturellen Transfer zwischen Großbritannien und Hannover zu untersuchen und zu diskutieren. Die Konferenz konzentrierte sich auf zwei Schlüsselaspekte: den hannoverisch-britischen Austausch zwischen 1714 und 1837 (die Zeit der Personalunion) und die deutsch-englischen Beziehungen, die bis heute andauern.
Category: Science

The World Book Encyclopedia

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ISBN : UCAL:B5110067
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
File Size : 89.73 MB
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An encyclopedia designed especially to meet the needs of elementary, junior high, and senior high school students.
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Encyclopedia Of Botany

Author : Austin Balfour
ISBN : 1632392178
Genre : Science
File Size : 80.40 MB
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In this book, the contributions from world's leading botanists on the latest developments and scientific results in the botanical field are discussed thoroughly. The book offers a comprehensive and systematic description of technologies, architectures, and methodologies of various efficient, secure, scalable, and reliable botanical researches and botany based applications. Some of the most advanced botanical approaches and researches are available in this book. It also presents topics that discuss different factors affecting plants genetic development and plant life under different circumstances around the world. This book is published with the motive of exploring botanical sciences, and to help students as well as botanists in their studies and researches.
Category: Science

The Longwood Program Seminars

Author : Longwood Program
ISBN : WISC:89098937345
Genre : Landscape gardening
File Size : 74.30 MB
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Category: Landscape gardening

Clandestine Marriage

Author : Theresa M. Kelley
ISBN : 9781421407609
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 39.30 MB
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Her interdisciplinary approach allows a deeper understanding of a time when exploration of the natural world was a culture-wide enchantment.
Category: Literary Criticism

Plant Talk

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924101489189
Genre : Plant conservation
File Size : 40.16 MB
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Category: Plant conservation

Exploring Our World

Author : Tony Hare
ISBN : 076511027X
Genre : Nature
File Size : 35.96 MB
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Uses composite photographs to depict habitats, including taiga, tundra, ocean, coastline, swamp, grassland, forest, savanna, rain forest, mountain, lake, desert, scrubland, and coral reef
Category: Nature


Author : Barbara M. Thiers
ISBN : 9781643260525
Genre : Nature
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A Treasury Like No Other Since the 1500s, scientists have documented the plants and fungi that grew around them, organizing the specimens into collections. Known as herbaria, these archives helped give rise to botany as its own scientific endeavor. Herbarium is a fascinating enquiry into this unique field of plant biology, exploring how herbaria emerged and have changed over time, who promoted and contributed to them, and why they remain such an important source of data for their new role: understanding how the world’s flora is changing. Barbara Thiers, director of the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium at the New York Botanical Garden, also explains how recent innovations that allow us to see things at both the molecular level and on a global scale can be applied to herbaria specimens, helping us address some of the most critical problems facing the world today. At its heart, Herbarium is a compelling reminder of one of humanity’s better impulses: to save things—not just for ourselves, but for generations to come.
Category: Nature

The Botanical Wall Chart

Author : Anna Laurent
ISBN : 9781781573969
Genre : Nature
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Botanical charts are experiencing a resurgence in interest, both as pieces of art and as objects of scientific and historical significance, and The Botanical Wall Chart documents this extraordinary convergence of disciplines that flourished in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Europe was enjoying a golden age of botanical illustration, naturalists were exploring the globe, and there was a calamour for knowledge of the natural world. Intellectual curiosity was no longer limited to the few; education was now considered a right afforded to all, in classrooms across the continent. And thus the botanical wall chart was born, a synthesis of art, science and education. This collection of wall charts from all over the globe, each accompanied by text explaining its historical and botanical contexts, has been put together by botanist Anna Laurent, and will delight anyone with an interest in the natural world.
Category: Nature