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The Food Explorer

The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

The Food Explorer( )
Author: Stone, Daniel
ISBN:978-1-101-99058-2
Publication Date:Feb 2018
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Dutton
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

In the nineteenth century, American meals were about subsistence, not enjoyment. But as a new century approached, appetites broadened, and David Fairchild, a young botanist with an insatiable lust to explore and experience the world, set out in search of foods that would enrich the American farmer and enchant the American eater. Kale from Croatia, mangoes from India, and hops from Bavaria. Peaches from China, avocados from Chile, and pomegranates from Malta. Fairchild's...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Agriculture & Food
Biography & Autobiography / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.357 x 9.204 x 1.482 Inches
Book Weight:1.4 Pounds



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