Sunflowers: the secret history ; the unauthorized biography of the world's most beloved weed

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The Overlook Press,
Pub. Date:
2008.
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English
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A narrative history of the sunflower reveals its lesser-known role in a wide variety of events and cultures, from its use in Hopi tribal rituals and near-prevention of the Irish potato famine to its inspiration of Hitler's invasion of Russia and its covert involvement in the Cold War. 25,000 first printing.
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9781585679911
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