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The Resource Fifty plants that changed the course of history, written by Bill Laws

Fifty plants that changed the course of history, written by Bill Laws

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Fifty plants that changed the course of history
Title
Fifty plants that changed the course of history
Statement of responsibility
written by Bill Laws
Title variation
50 plants that changed the course of history
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Language
eng
Summary
[This] is a beautifully presented guide to the plants that have had the greatest impact on human civilization. Weaving together strands of economic, political, and industrial history, each entry is a fascinating look at the most influential plants known to mankind. -- P. [4] of cover
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NLC
Dewey number
581.6/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
SB71
LC item number
.L39 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Fifty plants that changed the course of history, written by Bill Laws
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Agave -- Onion -- Pineapple -- Bamboo -- Wild cabbage -- Tea -- Hemp -- Chili pepper -- Cinchona -- Sweet orange -- Coconut -- Coffee -- Cilantro -- Saffron -- Papyrus -- Foxglove -- Yam -- Cardamom -- Coca -- Eucalyptus -- Ferns -- Soybean -- Upland cotton -- Sunflower -- Rubber -- Barley -- Hop -- Indigo -- Sweet pea -- Lavender -- crab apple -- White mulberry -- Nutmeg -- Tobacco -- Olive -- Rice -- Opium poppy -- Black pepper -- English oak -- Dog rose -- Sugar cane -- White willow -- Potato -- Cacao -- Common wheat -- Tulip -- Vanilla -- Wine grape -- Corn -- Ginger
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ocn664424170
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
Dover Public Library copy DONATED INMEMORY OF CAROL HAMRE MEYER by her Family & Friends, 2011.
Extent
223 p.
Isbn
9781554077984
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), ports. (chiefly col.)

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