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Apples: A Social History

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Documents the fascinating history of the apple 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. Chronicling a year in the life of an apple from blossoming through harvesting and wassailing, ...

Apples: A Social History 1999, National Trust, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780707803401

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