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NgEiderdown and edible birds’ nests both are luxury products ultimately destined for the super rich To the rest of the world these materials are mere commodities but to the Harvesters they are all imbued with myth tradition folklore and ritual and form part of a shared identity and historyThese objects are two of the seven natural wonders whose stories Harvest tells eiderdown vicuña wool sea silk vegetable ivory civet coffee guano and edible birds’ nests Harvest follows their journey from the wildest parts of the planet traversing Iceland I.

harvest epub Harvest EpubNgEiderdown and edible birds’ nests both are luxury products ultimately destined for the super rich To the rest of the world these materials are mere commodities but to the Harvesters they are all imbued with myth tradition folklore and ritual and form part of a shared identity and historyThese objects are two of the seven natural wonders whose stories Harvest tells eiderdown vicuña wool sea silk vegetable ivory civet coffee guano and edible birds’ nests Harvest follows their journey from the wildest parts of the planet traversing Iceland I.

❮PDF / Epub❯ ☉ Harvest Author Edward Posnett – Qqpkv1.me In a centuries old tradition farmers in northwestern Iceland scour remote coastal plains for the down of nesting eider ducksHigh inside a vast cave in Borneo men perched atop rickety ladders collect sPDF / Epub Harvest Author Edward Posnett Qqpkv1.me In a centuries old tradition farmers in northwestern Iceland scour remote coastal plains for the down of nesting eider ducksHigh inside a vast cave in Borneo men perched atop rickety ladders collect s In a centuries old tradition farmers in northwestern Iceland scour remote coastal plains for the down of nesting eider ducksHigh inside a vast cave in Borneo men perched atop rickety ladders collect swiftlets’ nests a delicacy believed to be a cure for almost anythi.

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  • Camelia Rose

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest Epub35 stars round up Strange Harvests The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects is a combination of two subjects I like nature and uirky less known history of our world The seven natural objects are eiderdown edible birds' nests civet coffee sea silk vicuna fiber tagua and guano The author wavers animal biology historical accounts and firsthand observations into a continuous narrative in which he contemplates the nature of our relationship with other creatures on earth I find the history of these objects fascinating and the book educational However after exploring the seven uncommon objects it is not clear what the possi


  • Story

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubAt a time when human consumption is threatening our very survival along with the survival of thousands of other species comes this book examining the strange histories and travels of several natural items from harvest to marketplace Possnet takes the reader on a fascinating sometimes sad journey through time and place This is a book to savor Recommended for those who enjoy natural and social history Thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss for providing me with an ARC in exchange for a fair review


  • Richard Haynes

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubA book that makes you think and even Goggle a few things


  • Kayla Mckinney

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubIn Strange Harvests Edward Posnett investigates the ways that our relationship with nature has been broken by capitalism and uses a curiosity cabinet of natural objects to force his readers to look around their own homes and ask where from and by what processes they obtained the ordinary artifacts that make up their daily lives Posnett often refers to the Victorian uest genre and his work mimics it taking him to far away places subjecting him to trials and sometimes imparting bleak and sober lessons about our im


  • Audacia Ray

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubThe nature travelogue aspect of Strange Harvests is engaging but the angle that really made this book great is the analysis of capitalism and supply chains The docum


  • Mary

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubPosnett's book brings the eighteenth century curiosity cabinet into the twenty first century as he traces the cultural histories of natural objects such as birds' nests vicuna fiber and guano


  • Jo

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubLots of interesting facts contained herein but all I ever want to know with these books is did he get an advance and how did he pay to travel all around the work just to write these essays


  • Liz Kellebrew

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubThe first essay about Icelandic eiderdown was the strongest The rest were solid but it didn't seem to me that the author was as excited about the other topics as they were about the first one


  • Lori L (She Treads Softly)

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubStrange Harvests The Hidden Histories of Seven Natural Objects by Edward Posnett is a very highly recommended fascinating look at seven uncommon natural productsIn a synthesis of travel writing history interviews and nature w


  • Claudia

    Ebook´ Harvest Kindle ñ harvest epub, Harvest EpubWhat do Eiderdown; Edible Birds Nests; Civet Coffee; Sea Silk; Vicuna fiber; Tagua nuts; and Guano all have in common They are all the subject of Edward Posnett's investigation into each of these objectsHe goes into the biology of the animal that creates each of these commodities how history of how humans have used and taken advantage of them in some pretty disturbing ways along with his own firsthand observations as he travels across the world to experience the natural environment as well as talk with the various collectors Collectors andor guardians which have becoming rare as most locations are off the beaten path and nearly all reuire hours of processingA few bits that I took away from each object Harvesters are constructing enormous birdhouses within their cities for the swifts creators of the edible nests in order to keep access to their own 'flocks' Civet coffee which has coffee beans eaten and excr


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