Historical review of sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) research in Western Australia

  • 53 Pages
  • 3.94 MB
  • English
Dept. of Conservation and Land Management , Como, W.A
Sandalwood -- Australia -- Western Austr
StatementO.W. Loneragan.
SeriesResearch bulletin / CALM -- no. 4 (Dec. 1990), Research bulletin (Western Australia. Dept. of Conservation and Land Management) -- 4.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 53 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15197242M
ISBN 100646048902

This is a very well written book that brings the life and times of the characters into the present. The sights and smells, the tastes and sounds of India leap from the pages and the reader enters the story in a way that few authors can accomplish. I highly recommend The Sandalwood Tree/5().

THE SANDALWOOD TREE is the second and final novel by late author, Elle Newmark, who passed away the very year that this book was published.

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Given this sad coincidence, reading the book was all the more poignant, as it's imbued with the author's obvious love for travel and for India/5. One of the major themes of The Sandalwood Tree is the resilience of the Indian people. When Evie first arrives in India, she says “I wanted to ferret out the mystery of [India’s] people.

I wanted to know how India managed to hang on to her identity in spite of multitudes of foreign conquerors slogging through with new gods and new.

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The Sandalwood Tree. Written by Elle Newmark Review by Jane Kessler. It’sand Americans Martin and Evie Mitchell and their five-year-old son are in India. Martin is one of the first recipients of the Fulbright scholarship.

His project is to document the end of the British Raj and India’s division into Muslim Pakistan and Hindu India.

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Historical review of sandalwood (Santalum spicatum) research in Western Australia. Como, W.A.: Dept. of Conservation and Land Management, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government Historical review of sandalwood book Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Owen Loneragan; Marianne R L Lewis; Western.

Discussion Questions Discussion Questions from the Publisher: 1. THE SANDALWOOD TREE takes place in a very interesting place, India, at two fascinating time periods in the country’s history—the Sepoy Rebellion in and Britain’s withdrawal from control in The Sandalwood Tree.

Sandalwood is a type of tree with a highly aromatic fragrance. Even though it’s heavy, slow growing, and rather difficult to deal with, the beautiful fragrance has made it a staple of many cultures for centuries. In fact, sandalwood keeps its fragrance for decades.

The Sandalwood Fan book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Start your review of The Sandalwood Fan. Write a review. Aneca rated it really liked it. Shelves: traditional-regency, waterloo-war, historical. 3 1/2 I had a really hard time with the heroine.

She was amazingly naive, wishy washy and at /5. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Historical review of sandalwood book Tree: A Novel by Elle Newmark at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(30). A busy, twin-themed historical links the lives and loves of rule-breaking women across two centuries. Newmark (The Book of Unholy Mischief, ) stirs enough ingredients for several volumes into her second novel set in India in the midth and 20th centuries, where three women live through periods of violent politicalJewish-American Fulbright scholar.

Sandalwood: History, uses, present status and the future Article (PDF Available) in Current science (12) December w Reads How we measure 'reads'. Santalum album is an evergreen tree that gro ws up to 20 m attaining girth of up to m with slender drooping branchlets.

There are two major commercial species of Sandalwood nam ed. The Sandalwood Tree begins with this quote from one of its main characters, Adela Winfield, a ‘memsahib’ living in India in It’s her stories that are the backbone of this book. This historical fiction alternates between two stories, ninety years apart, both set during volatile times in India – and The complete review's Review.

Sandalwood Death might be called an historical novel. It is set in China, largely in Gaomi county, during the time of the Boxer Rebellion, aroundand is partly based on actual events, with historical figures such as the Empress Dowager Cixi and German Plenipotentiary Clemens von Ketteler playing important roles in the story.

Rest assured, The Widow of Rose House is % a historical romance, complete with charming sequel-bait family members, protagonists smelling like sandalwood (it’s the heroine this time!), sex scenes with protection (more of this in historicals, please), and a central love story that Continue reading The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller →.

Sandalwood Death (Chinese: 檀香刑) is a novel by Nobel prize-winning author Mo Yan. The English translation of the book was released in by the University of Oklahoma Press. Plot summary. Opera singer Sun Bing, a leader of the Boxer Rebellion is sentenced to death for attacking at the hands of his daughter's father-in-law, an executioner known for killing by Author: Mo Yan.

In the preface to his brilliant Sandalwood and Carrion, James McHugh provides various routes into the past that have heretofore not been considered: Where might scent lead us?McHugh suggests that “[o]ne might even propose a historical periodization according to aromatic material culture and olfactory aesthetic sensibilities—a history that might show Author: Martha Ann Selby.

Sandalwood Press is a book publisher of award-winning fiction titles Rage Against the Dying Light and Back to Jerusalem. Its imprint Blue Lily Press publishes non-fiction. Mo Yan, trans. from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt. Univ. of Oklahoma, $ (p) ISBN Article first published as Book Review: The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark on Blogcritics.

is the year of Britain's withdrawal from India; it is also a time of civil unrest. Planned Partition is set to happen even against the will of Gandhi.4/5(21). Book Review – The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark (Doubleday) ISBN: This historical novel takes you back in time to two important years in India.

The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark – Book Review Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of a country which is going through a political, social restructure and is trying to recover from the pain and anguish of partition and war, The Sandalwood Tree is a tale of two love stories that are ninety years apart.

James McHugh offers the first comprehensive examination of the concepts and practices related to smell in pre-modern India. Drawing on a wide range of textual sources, from poetry to medical texts, he shows the significant religious and cultural role of smell in India throughout the first millennium describes the arts of perfumery developed in royal courts, temples.

InAmerican historian and WWII veteran Martin Mitchell moves with his family to India to conduct his research. But soon, Martin and Evie find themselves stranded in a colonial bungalow in the Himalayas due to violence surrounding the partition of India between Hindus and Muslims.

Book Overview Now in paperback, The Sandalwood Tree is an unforgettable tale of love and betrayal during the height of political unrest in India. Nationally bestselling author Elle Newmark s rich, sweeping novel brings to life two love stories, ninety years apart, set against the backdrop of war-torn India.

Author: Elle Newmark. And what a great choice. I loved this book. Lately, historical fiction has not appealed to me so much, but this is historical fiction set in India and with the special atmosphere it creates, it was just the book for me. The Sandalwood Tree: What it is about.

There are two storylines in this book. Review: Sandalwood Death by Mo Yan Complex relationships and the evocation of collapsing morality offset, but don't eliminate, the dry and difficult passages in this Nobel-winner's novel. Book Reviews Lead Review The Sandalwood Tree is set in India, and the aspect I like most are the wonderful, almost lyrical descriptions of the sights and smells of that country -Treza Currently In Stock.

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of course the sandalwood is very prominent and the smell is the same of the shaving cream, which works perfectly on my skin. someone says it smells like an old grandpa, i know what they mean but to me tobs sandalwood reminds me a /5(50).Sandalwood is a class of woods from trees in the genus woods are heavy, yellow, and fine-grained, and, unlike many other aromatic woods, they retain their fragrance for decades.

Sandalwood oil is extracted from the woods for use. Sandalwood is the second-most expensive wood in the world, after African blackwood. [dubious – discuss] Both the wood and the oil .