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The language of plants

Julia Graves

The language of plants

a guide to the doctrine of signatures

by Julia Graves

  • 84 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Lindisfarne Books in Great Barrington, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Holistic medicine,
  • Vegetable Materia medica,
  • Medicinal plants

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJulia Graves
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRS164 .G673 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25077321M
    ISBN 109781584200987
    LC Control Number2011008410

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"The Language of Plants is an excellent and important collection of original essays that intervene in the exceptionally rapidly growing field of critical plant studies, contributing to a contemporary movement to de-center the human, overcome dualistic thinking, and grant agency, intelligence, and consciousness to matter."—Cheryll Glotfelty /5(4).

"A powerful and unique book, The Language of Plants is without doubt the most in-depth discussion of plant signatures available to us today.

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History of the Language of Flowers, a chapter excerpted from the book Flowers, the Angels' Alphabet by Susan Loy, Scans of 19th-century books on the language of flowers: Charlotte de La Tour (in French), Le langage des fleurs, 7e éd., Paris: Garnier Frères, At Google books.

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I felt like I was in the middle of a lecture the entire book from Professor Buhner and learned so much about plant languages, plant anatomy, plant science vs the pharmaceutical industry, Chernobyl, PVC’s, photosynthesis, germination, mycelia, jasmonic acid, and herbology/5.