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The potato in world history

Author: John Reader
Publisher: London : William Heinemann Ltd : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Following the thread of the potato's story through the tapestry of human history, from its origins and evolution to its slightly mysterious arrival in Europe, where it became a crucial part of our gastronomic and social fabric, this title provides an exploration of the biology, history and social influence of our most humble, adaptable foodstuff.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Reader
ISBN: 9780434013180 0434013188
OCLC Number: 852017371
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 336 pages ; 24 x 16 x 3 cm
Responsibility: John Reader.

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