Plants play a critical role in how we experience our environment. They create calming green spaces, provide oxygen for us to breathe, and nourish our senses. In The Nature of Plants, ecologist and nursery owner Craig Huegel demystifies the complex lives of plants and provides readers with an elucidating journey into their inner and outer workings.
In this volume, Molly Ball examines the experiences of São Paulo’s working class during Brazil’s Old Republic, combining social and economic methods to present a robust historical analysis of everyday life along racial, ethnic, national, and gender lines.
A multidisciplinary--indeed, transdisciplinary--combination of archaeological, historical, and ethnographic research reveals how the Andean
people of southern Peru's Colca Valley experienced and responded to successive
waves of colonial rule by the Inka and Spanish empires from the fifteenth
through seventeenth centuries.
Essays by a pioneering Florida horticulturist describing his first gardens in Florida, early experiences with the climate and soils, and observations on a wide range of plants including conifers, live oaks, myrtles, orchids, flowering trees, bromeliads,