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Plantes de Poilus: La Fleur et le Fusil en 14-18

Series: Collection Terra Curiosa

By: Denis Richard (Author)

160 pages, colour & b/w photos

Editions Plume de Carotte

Hardback | Nov 2014 | #220797
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NHBS Price: £25.99 $33/€31 approx

About this book

Language: French

An original look at 1st World War history through plants ... You will be amazed and moved by the human and botanical anecdotes that make this great history. The plants are the major losers in the Great War: nobody thinks of them when this period is mentioned. Yet they have played a role that should not be forgotten. Immerse yourself in this poignant work: you will discover how plants have always played an important and unique role in the history of French soldiers and the Great War.

Summary in French:
Un regard original sur la 1re Guerre mondiale : l’histoire des poilus vue à travers les plantes... Vous serez étonnés et émus par ces anecdotes humaines et botaniques qui font la grande Histoire. Les plantes sont les grandes oubliées de la Grande Guerre : personne n’y pense lorsque cette période est évoquée. Pourtant, elles y ont joué un rôle qu’il ne faut pas oublier. Plongez-vous dans cet ouvrage poignant : vous découvrirez à quel point les plantes ont joué un rôle important et toujours singulier dans l’histoire des Poilus et de la Grande Guerre.


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