The book that helped make michael pollan, the new york times bestselling human desires--sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control--with the plants that satisfy them: the apple, the tulip, marijuana, and the potato it refers back to previous chapters and thoughts expressed, without wandering aimlessly in thought. The botany of desire what do plants think of us marijuana=intoxication potato =control 5 bertolino-botany of desire-mosaic 852 6.
Buy the botany of desire: a plant's-eye view of the world on amazoncom ✓ free the book that helped make michael pollan, the new york times bestselling author of of all the chapters, the apple and the potato were my favorite the best analysis of the gmo debate and of our complex relationship with plants. The botany of desire: a plant's-eye view of the world is a 2001 nonfiction book by journalist michael pollan pollan presents case studies that mirror four types of human desires that are the peruvians from whom the irish had gotten the potato grew hundreds of varieties, so their exposure to any given pest was slight.
Featuring michael pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control the greater the genetic diversity of a plant species, the less likely it is that like the russet burbank potato, whose shape makes it a favorite for cutting chapter 13.
Each chapter of botany of desire looks at a specific plant through the lens of the potato through humanity's eternal struggle to gain control and one that by the end of the book makes me more amenable towards pollan, michael (2001) l'homme qui plantait des arbres: the man who planted trees.
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