The New York Times bestseller and international publishing sensation.
Greed, desire, anguish, and devotion have all played their part in the development of the tulip from a wild flower of the Asian steppes to the worldwide phenomenon it is today. No other flower has ever carried so much cultural baggage: it charts political upheavals, illuminates social behavior, mirrors economic booms and busts, and plots the ebb and flow of religious persecution.
Sumptuously illustrated from a wide range of sources, this beautifully produced and irresistible volume has become a bible, a unique source book, a universal gift book, and a joy to all who possess it. Now available in paperback, it's as irresistible as its subject.
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Review: The TulipUser Review - Cheralyn Darcey - Goodreads
Tulips! How misunderstood you all are my friends! If you love Tulips and you haven't read anything concerning their history, then I would suggest this book. Gorgeously illustrated throughout, it gives ... Read full review
Review: The TulipUser Review - Lori - Goodreads
I love flowers, especially tulips and roses, but this is more info than needed. I am having a hard time getting through this book, there is way too much info. I have decided not to finish. Read full review
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