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The Triumph of Seeds

How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History

The Triumph of Seeds( )
Author: Hanson, Thor
ISBN:978-0-465-09740-1
Publication Date:Mar 2016
Publisher:Basic Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $21.80
Book Description:

We live in a world of seeds. From our morning toast to the cotton in our clothes, they are quite literally the stuff and staff of life: supporting diets, economies, and civilizations around the globe. Just as the search for nutmeg and pepper drove the Age of Discovery, coffee beans fueled the Enlightenment and cottonseed sparked the Industrial Revolution. Seeds are fundamental objects of beauty, evolutionary wonders, and simple fascinations. Yet, despite their importance, seeds are...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Botany
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.1 x 20.8 x 2.3 cm
Book Weight:0.33 Kilograms



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