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Apples: A Social History

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Documents the fascinating history of the apple<P>A celebration of the English apple and the folklore surrounding our favorite fruit from the age of Arthur to the present day. From biblical times the apple has played a significant part in history — if not for Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, certainly for Isaac Newton in the garden of Woolsthorpe Manor in Lincolnshire, England, it proved to be the fruit of the tree of knowledge.<P>Chronicling a year in the life of an apple from blossoming through harvesting and wassailing, Sally Twiss gets to the core of the proverbs and practices which have grown up around some of the most endearingly named old varieties like Sack Ma Girdle and Hangy Down.

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ISBN:
9780707803401
Author:
Twiss, Sally
Publisher:
National Trust
Location:
London
Subject:
England
Subject:
Apples
Subject:
Agriculture - General
Subject:
Apples - England
Subject:
Apples - Varieties - England
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [48]).
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48

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