Potato: A History of the Propitious Esculent
Publish date: 2009-03-17
Publisher: Yale University Press
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Reader's sprawling natural history of the potato requires long sections on prehistorical migration to North America, the sociocultural meanings of potatoes, nutrition and birth rates versus quality of life, the blight (of course), how thieves were kept from stealing grapes, development issues in Pap...