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Oak: The Lightning Tree

Out of Print

By: Chris Howkins

48 pages, b&w illus

Christopher Howkins (privately published)

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #163799 | ISBN: 1901087700
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About this book

This book explores the reasons why the English love oak trees above all others and it is therefore a cultural history rather than a natural history. Crucial sections are devoted to the pagan Saxon gods while from the Middle Ages there is a section on the famous Green Man sculptures.


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