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    Description"The Living Wisdom of Trees" is a richly illustrated guide to the human significance of 55 trees, looking in particular at their botanical characteristics, their place in world myth, magic and folklore, the healing properties of their leaves, bark, nuts or berries, and (more briefly) their practical contribution to society. The coverage is broad - including native cultures such as those of North America and Oceania, and eastern trees such as the bo tree, sacred to Buddhism, as well as trees within the mainstream cultural traditions of America and Europe. For each genus featured there is one or more superb colour photographs from the unrivalled collection of photographer Edward Parker, showing the tree in its typical habitat.A unique celebration of nature and spirit and the fascinating connections between them, as well as an invaluable work of reference by an acclaimed expert, "The Living Wisdom of Trees" is for all who seek acquaintance with the fascinating lore and the profound spiritual wisdom of trees.


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    Title
    The Living Wisdom of Trees
    Subtitle
    Natural History * Folklore * Symbolism * Healing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Fred Hageneder
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Weight: 928 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844836680
    ISBN 10: 1844836681
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.0
    BIC subject category V2: WNP, JFHF, VX
    BISAC V2.8: SOC011000
    DC22: 398.368216
    Thema V1.0: JBGB, WNP, VX
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    DUNCAN BAIRD PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    DUNCAN BAIRD PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    07 August 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Fred Hageneder is a harpist, graphic designer and author. He is co-founder of Friends of the Trees, a registered charity which aims to protect trees in sacred settings. His books include The Spirit of Trees, The Heritage of Trees: History, Culture and Symbolism and the acclaimed Yew - A History.