Sunflowers : The Secret History: The Unauthorized Biography of the World's Most Beloved Weed
A narrative history of the sunflower reveals its lesser-known role in a wide variety of events and cultures, from its use in Hopi tribal rituals and near-prevention of the Irish potato famine to its inspiration of Hitler's invasion of Russia and its covert involvement in the Cold War. 25,000 first printing.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 154.94 x 205.74 x 27.94mm | 430.91g
- 13 Mar 2008
- Overlook Press
- New York, NY, United States
- black & white illustrations, frontispiece