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Seeds of Change: Six Plants that Transformed Mankind

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By: Henry Hobhouse

381 pages, Maps


Paperback | Jun 2002 | Edition: 5 | #134667 | ISBN: 0330493167
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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.

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