The Resource Precious cargo : how foods from the Americas changed the world, Dave DeWitt, (ebook)

Precious cargo : how foods from the Americas changed the world, Dave DeWitt, (ebook)

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Precious cargo : how foods from the Americas changed the world
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Precious cargo
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how foods from the Americas changed the world
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Dave DeWitt
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eng
Summary
Precious Cargo tells the fascinating story of how western hemisphere foods conquered the globe and saved it from not only mass starvation, but culinary as well. Focusing heavily American foods specifically the lowly crops that became commodities, plus one gobbling protein source, the turkey Dewitt describes how these foreign and often suspect temptations were transported around the world, transforming cuisines and the very fabric of life on the planet. Organized thematically by foodstuff, Precious Cargo delves into the botany, zoology and anthropology connected to new world foods, often uncovering those surprising individuals who were responsible for their spread and influence, including same traders, brutish conquerors, a Scottish millionaire obsessed with a single fruit and a British lord and colonial governor with a passion for peppers, to name a few. Precious Cargo is a must read for foodies and historians alike
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Midwest
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DeWitt, Dave
Dewey number
306.420890091734
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Food
  • Food habits
  • America
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adult
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Precious cargo : how foods from the Americas changed the world, Dave DeWitt, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781619023888
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12257321
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12257321
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Precious cargo : how foods from the Americas changed the world, Dave DeWitt, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781619023888
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12257321
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12257321
System control number
MWT12257321
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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