Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses (Paperback)Robin Wall Kimmerer (author)
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In this series of linked personal essays, Robin Kimmerer leads general readers and scientists alike to an understanding of how mosses live and how their lives are intertwined with the lives of countless other beings. Kimmerer explains the biology of mosses clearly and artfully, while at the same time reflecting on what these fascinating organisms have to teach us.
Drawing on her experiences as a scientist, a mother, and a Native American, Kimmerer explains the stories of mosses in scientific terms as well as in the framework of indigenous ways of knowing. In her book, the natural history and cultural relationships of mosses become a powerful metaphor for ways of living in the world.
Publisher: Oregon State University
Number of pages: 168
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 19 mm
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