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Beans

A History

Beans( )
Author: Albala, Ken
ISBN:978-1-350-02227-0
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

This is the story of the bean, the staple food cultivated by humans for over 10,000 years. From the lentil to the soybean, every civilization on the planet has cultivated its own species of bean. The humble bean has always attracted attention - from Pythagoras' notion that the bean hosted a human soul to St. Jerome's indictment against bean-eating in convents (because they "tickle the genitals"), to current research into the deadly toxins contained in the most commonly eaten beans....
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Cooking / Specific Ingredients / Vegetables
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.65 Inches
Book Weight:0.67 Pounds



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