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Andrea Wulf

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Books by Andrea Wulf
Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation (2011)
3.95 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Andrea Wulf provides a fresh look at our most prominent founding fathers. Gardening and agriculture was their primary occupation to which they returned after their active life in government. They explored and promoted the plant life of our young country by exchange of plant mat...
The Brother Gardeners: Botany, Empire and the Birth of an Obsession (2008)
4.18 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This was torturous to get through. While my interest in garden is mild, my love of reading is such that I have been enthralled by many a book on even less interesting topics due to great writing. This is how we learn about new places, people, ideas no? I can't say anything good a...
The Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created an American Eden (2011)
3.96 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I loved this story of the American Revolution and the establishment of the Constitution as seen through the eyes of four Founding Fathers as gardeners and farmers. It told the events in chronological order beginning with the Revolutionary War and ending with the Lewis and Clark E...
La confraternita dei giardinieri (2011)
4.19 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I needed a book that would get me through the painful last weeks of winter, and this book more than delivered. Wulf leads us through the trail of 18th century international garden making with beauty, grace, and intrigue. I knew about most of the figures in her book, but loved get...
Jakten på Venus (2012)
3.76 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This was an interesting but not overly engrossing chronicle of international efforts to observe and and record the two transits of the sun by the planet Venus, twice in the decade of the 1760s. The basis of the work is that the learned societies of the world agreed that observati...
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