Bread & Roses, Vol. 2

Gardening Books from 1560-1960
Martin Hoyles
Published by Pluto Press
1995, 218pp, ISBN: 745308023, Paperback


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Gardening is a hugely popular outdoor leisure activity in many parts of the world and millions of people read gardening books. Bread and Roses examines our rich heritage of horticultural literature, setting gardening books in a political and historical perspective. Martin Hoyles focuses on key moments, such as the 17th century Commonwealth and the Second World War, to explore the themes of gender, class and race in gardening literature. The growth of women gardening writers

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Weight 547.8 g
Dimensions 15.5 x 23 x 1.744 cm