The Tulip ePUB È MP3 CD

With a new introduction exclusively in audio read by Anna Pavord The Tulip is not a gardening book It is the story of a flower that has made men mad Greed desire anguish and devotion have all played their parts in the development of the tulip into the worldwide phenomenon it is todayNo other flower has ever carried so much cultural baggage it charts political upheavals illuminates social behaviour mirrors economic booms and busts and plots the ebb and flow of religious persecutionPavord tells how the tulip arrived from Turkey and took the whole of Western Europe by storm This beautifully produced and irresistible volume will become a Bible a unique sourcebook a universal gift book and a joy to all who possess it With a new introduction exclusively in audio read by Anna Pavord The Tulip is not a gardening book It is the story of a flower that has made men mad Greed desire anguish and devotion have all played their parts in the development of the tulip into the worldwide phenomenon it is todayNo other flower has ever carried so much cultural baggage it charts political upheavals illuminates social behaviour mirrors economic booms and busts and plots the ebb and flow of religious persecutionPavord tells how the tulip arrived from Turkey and took the whole of Western Europe by storm This beautifully produced and irresistible volume will become a Bible a unique sourcebook a universal gift book and a joy to all who possess it With a new introduction exclusively in audio read by Anna Pavord The Tulip is not a gardening book It is the story of a flower that has made men mad Greed desire anguish and devotion have all played their parts in the development of the tulip into the worldwide phenomenon it is todayNo other flower has ever carried so much cultural baggage it charts political upheavals illuminates social behaviour mirrors economic booms and busts and plots the ebb and flow of religious persecutionPavord tells how the tulip arrived from Turkey and took the whole of Western Europe by storm This beautifully produced and irresistible volume will become a Bible a unique sourcebook a universal gift book and a joy to all who possess it