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Gossamer Days: Spiders, Humans and Their Threads

Author: Eleanor Morgan.

Gossamer Days: Spiders, Humans and Their Threads

Author: Eleanor Morgan.

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Item #: D40554
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Publication Date: 2016
Publisher: Strange Attractor
ISBN: 9781907222351
From gun sights to sticky tunics via acoustic lures, royal underwear, and the mystery of the disappearing spider goats, Eleanor Morgan examines the strange, centuries-long connection between humans and spiders. Ranging widely, Morgan delves into the lost history of Europe's attempt to create a spider silk-weaving industry and to the ancient and ongoing sacre... More
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From gun sights to sticky tunics via acoustic lures, royal underwear, and the mystery of the disappearing spider goats, Eleanor Morgan examines the strange, centuries-long connection between humans and spiders. Ranging widely, Morgan delves into the lost history of Europe's attempt to create a spider silk-weaving industry and to the ancient and ongoing sacred use of webs in the South Pacific, while legends of schoolgirls tempting arachnids with their singing inspired her own attempt to serenade a spider.


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