The Tree

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Trees - actual, mythical and metaphorical - are at the heart of mankind’s relationship with the natural and supernatural world, a relationship that serves as a powerful index of both ecological and spiritual well-being. This fascinating book surveys the meaning of trees: historical, cultural, scientific and artistic.


Frances Carey is Senior Consultant for Public Engagement at the British Museum. She was Head of National Programmes and Deputy Keeper of the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum. She is the author and co-author of numerous books including The Apocalypse and the Shape of Things to Come, Modern Scandinavian Prints, German Printmaking in the Age of Goethe, Collecting the 20th Century, Avant-Garde British Printmaking 1914-1960 and The Print in Germany 1880-1933.