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Bread, beer and the seeds of change : agriculture's imprint on world history / Thomas R. Sinclair, Carol Janas Sinclair.

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Author/Creator:
Sinclair, Thomas R., 1944-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, c2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • ix, 193 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Title Variation:
Bread, beer & the seeds of change
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Why agriculture?
  • What crops to grow?
  • Basics of beer and bread
  • Human nutrition and diet
  • Cropping 101: water, nitrogen, weed control
  • Sumerians (~3500 to 2334 BCE)
  • Egyptians (~3000 to 1070 BCE)
  • Chinese (221 BCE to 220 CE)
  • Bantu of Africa (~400 BCE to 300 CE)
  • Maya (~150 BCE to 910 CE)
  • Athenians (550 to 338 BCE) / Romans (509 BCE to 410 CE)
  • Feudal Europeans (800 to 1347)
  • British (1700 to 1850)
  • Development of science and technology (1850 to 1950)
  • Americans (1950 to present)
  • Epilogue: future of grain fermentation.
Contributor:
Sinclair, Carol Janas.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781845937058
1845937058
9781845937041
184593704X

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