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Corn [and] capitalism : how a botanical bastard grew to global dominance

Author: Arturo Warman
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina, ©2003.
Series: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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Exploring the history and importance of corn worldwide from anthropological, social, political and economic perspectives, Warman traces its development from a New World food of poor and despised  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arturo Warman
ISBN: 0807827665 9780807827666 0807854379 9780807854372
OCLC Number: 760604564
Description: xiii, 270 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução.
Other Titles: Historia de un bastardo
Responsibility: Arturo Warman ; translated by Nancy L. Westrate.

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"Arturo Warman's study of maize elegantly documents how a domesticated New World plant could deeply affect Old World farming and eating habits and the lives and pleasures of countless human beings. Read more...

 
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