The Heritage of Trees: History, Culture and Symbolism

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
February 15, 2011

The Heritage of Trees: History, Culture and Symbolism

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The Heritage of Trees: History, Culture and Symbolism
by Fred Hageneder

A wide-ranging study of the symbolism and cultural meaning of the tree through history, from the Cosmic Tree of antiquity to modern European, American and Asian customs and beliefs. In the companion volume, The Spirit of Trees, Fred Hageneder captivated readers with a passionate and informed account of the natural life and ecology of trees. The Heritage of Trees evokes forest customs, images and meanings of the forest from the Stone Age to modern times.

The Heritage of Trees: History, Culture and Symbolismis included in our list of New Books Available in the Library, February 15, 2011.

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