Seeds of Change: Six Plants That Transformed Mankind

Seeds of Change: Six Plants That Transformed Mankind

by Henry Hobhouse

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Seeds of Change: Six Plants That Transformed Mankind by Henry Hobhouse

A personal and highly original take on the history of six commercial plants, Seeds of Change illuminates how sugar, tea, cotton, the potato, quinine, and the cocoa plant have shaped our past. In this fascinating account, the impassioned Henry Hobhouse explains the consequences of these plants with attention-grabbing historical moments. While most records of history focus on human influence, Hobhouse emphasizes how plants too are a central and influential factor in the historical process. Seeds of Change is a captivating and invaluable addition to our understanding of modern culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593760496
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
Publication date: 01/09/2006
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 715,430
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

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