Charles B. Heiser, Jr.
Title Seed to Civilization: The Story of Food
Binding Paper back
Book Condition Like New
Jacket Condition Not issued
Edition New edition
Size 5.5 x 1.5 x 3.5 cm
Publisher Cambridge: Harvard University Press 1990
0674796829 / 9780674796829
Inscription Like New-Just shows some shelf wear.
Seller ID 0000055
Eating is the second favorite activity of many people, and for some it is the first. This lively book recounts the intriguing story of the plants and animals that stand between humans and starvation. In narrating his tale, the author traces the intricate patterns of food use and distribution that have developed since prehistoric times. This book is a must reading for anyone interested in the problem of feeding the world's teeming millions over the next half century.
Agriculture-History; Food-History; Food crops-History; Ethnobotany; Ethnozoology.