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Author Farmer, Jared, 1974-
Title Trees in paradise : a California history / Jared Farmer.
Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 3  581.9 F    IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition
Description xl, 552 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ([445]-454) and index.
Contents Part One. Redwoods : The value of longevity -- Twilight of the giants -- The perpetual last stand -- Part Two. Eucalypts : The taxonomy of belonging -- Immigration and naturalization -- Natives, aliens, and (bio)diversity -- Part Three. Citruses : The industry of growth -- Orange revolution -- Cultural costs -- Part Four. Palms : The ecology of style -- Cosmopolitan fronds -- Aesthetic infrastructure -- Epilogue -- Appendix : Common and scientific names of species.
Subject California -- History.
Landscape assessment -- California -- History.
Trees -- California -- History.
Giant sequoia -- California -- History.
Coast redwood -- California -- History.
Eucalyptus -- California -- History.
Citrus -- California -- History.
Palms -- California -- History.
Horticulture -- United States -- History.
Human ecology -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9780393078022 (hardcover)
0393078027 (hardcover)