In Praise of Bees

Birchall, Elizabeth

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€ 36,49

This fascinating and comprehensive book explores the bees place in human society from prehistoric cave paintings and inscribed clay tablets through to our contemporary world a cabinet whose drawers are filled with nuggets of bee science and practical beekeeping, myth, religion, politics, philosophy and folklore. There is a selection of verse and a rich variety of illustrations ranging from Old Masters and scientific etchings to modern photographs. An in-depth look at bees complex society and their present plight, the ongoing political and scientific to and fro regarding pesticides and other threats are also discussed, given the bees importance as plant pollinator in agriculture and the wild.

  • Formato Ebook

    EPUB

  • Dispositivi supportati

    Kobo, Androids, iPhone/iPad, E-Readers, Computer (Mac/PC)

  • Editore

    Quiller

  • Protezione

    DRM

  • Lunghezza

    256 pagine (edizione cartacea)

  • Lingua

    Inglese

  • ISBN

    9781846892042