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Seeds of Change Six Plants that Transformed Mankind

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By: Henry Hobhouse
381 pages, Maps
Publisher: Macmillan
Seeds of Change
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  • Seeds of Change ISBN: 9780330493161 Edition: 5 Paperback Jun 2002 Out of Print #134667
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Takes six commercial plants - sugar, tea, cotton, the potato, quinine and the coca plant - and shows how man's need, or greed, for these products has changed the face of history.

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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.
Out of Print
By: Henry Hobhouse
381 pages, Maps
Publisher: Macmillan
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