A new edition of the guide to the history of commercial plants, which covers sugar, tea, cotton, potatoes, quinine, and coca.
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Five plants--quinine, sugar cane, tea, cotton, and potato--have been powerful political historical catalysts, argues this speculative journalist. "Wise and witty . . . deserves to become a classic."--Publishers WeeklyAbout the Author:
Henry Hobhouse has served on various academic, scholastic and local government bodies. He has been a member of various government advisory bodies, a consultant to the Quincentenary of Columbus Exhibition, the Smithsonian Institute and Chariman of Herstmonceux. His other books include Forces Of Change.
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Book Description Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110283992263
Book Description Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0283992263