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10 plants that shook the world / Gillian Richardson ; art by Kim Rosen.

by Richardson, Gillian; Rosen, Kim [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, c2013Description: 129 p. ; col. ill., col. map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781554514458 (bound); 1554514452 (bound); 9781554514441 (pbk.); 1554514444 (pbk.).Other title: Ten plants that shook the world.Subject(s): Plants and history -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: j581.6/3 Issued also in an electronic format.
Contents:
Papyrus -- Pepper -- Tea -- sugarcane -- Cotton -- Cacao -- Cinchona -- Rubber -- Potato -- corn -- Conclusion -- Map of plant origins.
Summary: Not just for kids, this book bristles with intriguing facts about the history of papyrus, pepper, tea, sugarcane, cotton, cacao, cinchona, rubber, potato, and corn. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: Profiles ten plants that influenced human history, including cotton, sugar, rubber, and potatoes.
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Lending Books Children QK98.5.A1 R53 2013 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125) and index.

Papyrus -- Pepper -- Tea -- sugarcane -- Cotton -- Cacao -- Cinchona -- Rubber -- Potato -- corn -- Conclusion -- Map of plant origins.

Not just for kids, this book bristles with intriguing facts about the history of papyrus, pepper, tea, sugarcane, cotton, cacao, cinchona, rubber, potato, and corn. (Miller Library Staff)

Profiles ten plants that influenced human history, including cotton, sugar, rubber, and potatoes.

Issued also in an electronic format.

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