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The secret language of flowers

2023
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Discover the uses and symbolic meanings of flowers over the centuries and across the globe. Flowers have been depicted as objects of beauty and wonder in countless paintings and poems, exchanged as tokens of love and affection, and displayed as symbols of both celebration and remembrance - 'saying it with flowers' is truly part of the human experience. But how does the significance of flowers vary across cultures and at different points in history? And what makes certain flowers special? 'The Secret Language of Flowers' explores the meaning of more than 80 flowers, tracing their history as symbols and charting their role in folklore and mythology around the world.
Imprint:
London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2023.
Collation:
192 pages ; 20 cm
ISBN:
9780241566220 (hbk)
Dewey class:
398.368213398.368
LC class:
GR780
Local class:
398.36821
Language:
English
BRN:
3219208
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