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Seed to Civilization: The Story of Food

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By: Charles B Heiser

228 pages, B/w photos, line illus, 1 tab

Harvard University Press

Paperback | Dec 1990 | Edition: 3 | #9784 | ISBN: 0674796829
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A study of where, when and how humankind's food plants and animals were domesticated, tracing the intricate patterns of food use and distribution that have developed since prehistoric times. The book ends with and assessment of our present food supply an includes recommendations for improving cultivation and production techniques.


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