Synopses & Reviews
Historian Mike Dash relays the unbelievable true story of how a beautiful flower changed the course of history, from the medieval courts of the Ottoman sultans to the futures market of Holland's golden age.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-259) and index.
About the Author
Mike Dash is a Cambridge-educated writer and magazine publisher who appears regularly on British television and radio. A professional historian before he became a writer, he has written articles for The Guardian, The Daily Mail, and The Fortean Times. This is his third book.