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  • The Brother Gardenersby Andrea Wulf

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95

    Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural world in the process. It is a story of a garden revolution that began in America.   In 1733, colonial farmer John Bartram shipped two boxes of precious American... more...

  • Chasing Venusby Andrea Wulf

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    The author of the highly acclaimed Founding Gardeners now gives us an enlightening chronicle of the first truly international scientific endeavor?the eighteenth-century quest to observe the transit of Venus and measure the solar system.    On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between the earth... more...

  • The Invention of Natureby Andrea Wulf

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 12.99

    WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD WINNER OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE 2016 'A thrilling adventure story' Bill Bryson 'Dazzling' Literary Review 'Brilliant' Sunday Express 'Extraordinary and gripping' New Scientist 'A superb biography' The Economist 'An exhilarating armchair voyage' GILES MILTON, Mail... more...

  • The Invention of Natureby Andrea Wulf

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 17.00

    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world?and in the process created modern environmentalism. NATIONAL BEST SELLER One of the  New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year Winner of the Los Angeles Times... more...

  • Founding Gardenersby Andrea Wulf

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95

    From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers. For the founding fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty for... more...

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