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The Resource Founding gardeners : the revolutionary generation, nature, and the shaping of the American nation, Andrea Wulf

Founding gardeners : the revolutionary generation, nature, and the shaping of the American nation, Andrea Wulf

Label
Founding gardeners : the revolutionary generation, nature, and the shaping of the American nation
Title
Founding gardeners
Title remainder
the revolutionary generation, nature, and the shaping of the American nation
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Wulf
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wulf, Andrea
Dewey number
712.0973/09033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gardening
  • Gardens, American
  • Gardening
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Political activists
  • Conduct of life
  • National characteristics, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Founding gardeners : the revolutionary generation, nature, and the shaping of the American nation, Andrea Wulf
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"The Cincinnatus of the West" : George Washington's American garden at Mount Vernon -- "Gardens, peculiarly worth the attention of an American" : Thomas Jefferson's and John Adams's English garden tour -- "A nursery of American statesmen" : the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and a garden visit -- "Parties and politicks : James Madison's and Thomas Jefferson's tour of New England -- "Political plants grow in the shade" : the summer of 1796 -- "City of magnificent intentions" : the creation of Washington, D.C., and the White House -- "Empire of liberty" : Jefferson's Western expansion -- "Tho' an old man, I am but a young gardener" : Thomas Jefferson at Monticello -- "Balance of nature" : James Madison at Montpelier -- Appendix. Maps of Mount Vernon, Peacefield, Monticello, and Montpelier
Control code
ocn694616489
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
x, 349 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307390684
Lccn
2010052920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
712.09 W955 ; XX-N ; [BG16BP10, #4, 12@18.95, es/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 694616489
  • (Sirsi) 694616489
  • (OCoLC)694616489
Label
Founding gardeners : the revolutionary generation, nature, and the shaping of the American nation, Andrea Wulf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"The Cincinnatus of the West" : George Washington's American garden at Mount Vernon -- "Gardens, peculiarly worth the attention of an American" : Thomas Jefferson's and John Adams's English garden tour -- "A nursery of American statesmen" : the Constitutional Convention in 1787 and a garden visit -- "Parties and politicks : James Madison's and Thomas Jefferson's tour of New England -- "Political plants grow in the shade" : the summer of 1796 -- "City of magnificent intentions" : the creation of Washington, D.C., and the White House -- "Empire of liberty" : Jefferson's Western expansion -- "Tho' an old man, I am but a young gardener" : Thomas Jefferson at Monticello -- "Balance of nature" : James Madison at Montpelier -- Appendix. Maps of Mount Vernon, Peacefield, Monticello, and Montpelier
Control code
ocn694616489
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
x, 349 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780307390684
Lccn
2010052920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
712.09 W955 ; XX-N ; [BG16BP10, #4, 12@18.95, es/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 694616489
  • (Sirsi) 694616489
  • (OCoLC)694616489

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