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The History and Social Influence of the Potato

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First published in 1949, this remarkable book is the culmination of a life-long study of every aspect of the potato. Starting with the history of the potato as a member of the botanical genus Solanum, its adaptation by man as a cultivated plant, and the record of its spread throughout the world; secondly the author considers the influence the potato has exerted upon the social structure and economy of different peoples at different times.

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Author(s):
Redcliffe Salaman
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.7 x 15.2 x3.6 cm
Edition:
1986 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521316235
Number of pages:
681
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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First published in 1949, this remarkable book is the culmination of a life-long study of every aspect of the potato. Starting with the history of the potato as a member of the botanical genus Solanum, its adaptation by man as a cultivated plant, and the record of its spread throughout the world; secondly the author considers the influence the potato has exerted upon the social structure and economy of different peoples at different times.

Good condition. No inscriptions or annotations

Author(s):
Redcliffe Salaman
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22.7 x 15.2 x3.6 cm
Edition:
1986 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521316235
Number of pages:
681
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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