Ancient Trees

Trees that live for a thousand years Anna Lewington. and, in particular, for venerable old trees. In a world increasingly dominated by change, these trees provide a tangible link with our past, serving to remind us of the extraordinary ...

Ancient Trees

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Ancient Trees
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Anna Lewington
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-26 - Publisher: Batsford

Among all the varied productions with which Nature has adorned the surfaces of the earth, none awakens our sympathies, or interests our imagination so powerfully as those venerable trees, which seem to have stood the lapse of ages John Muir, 1868 A fascinating celebration of the some of the oldest
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Language: en
Authors: Ian D. Rotherham, Christine Handley, Mauro Agnoletti, Tomasz Samojlik
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Memory and Urban Religion in the Ancient World
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Martin Bommas, Juliette Harrisson, Phoebe Roy
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-06 - Publisher: A&C Black

Memory and Urban Religion in the Ancient World brings together scholars and researchers working on memory and religion in ancient urban environments. Chapters explore topics relating to religious traditions and memory, and the multifunctional roles of architectural and geographical sites, mythical figures and events, literary works and artefacts. Pagan religions
The Urban Tree
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Duncan Goodwin
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-07 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

There is a growing evidence base that documents the social, environmental and economic benefits that urban trees can deliver. Trees are, however, under threat today as never before due to competition for space imposed by development, other hard infrastructures, increased pressure on the availability of financial provision from local authorities
Applied Tree Biology
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Andrew Hirons, Peter A. Thomas
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-09 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Many arborists learn tree work practices without fully understanding the biological and physiological principles behind them. However, outcomes for the health and longevity of trees are greatly improved when an arborist understands the science behind the care of tree root systems and crowns. In Applied Tree Biology, Drs. Hirons and