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The History Of Allelopathy

Author : R.J. Willis
ISBN : 9781402040931
Genre : Science
File Size : 86.33 MB
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With a claim to be the first work to document in detail the history of allelopathy, Willis’s text provides an account of the concept of allelopathy as it has occurred through the course of botanical literature from the earliest recorded writings to the modern era. A great deal of information is presented here in a consolidated and accessible form for the first time. The book offers a unique insight into the historical factors which have influenced the popularity of allelopathy.
Category: Science

The History Of Somalia

Author : Raphael Chijioke Njoku
ISBN : 9780313378577
Genre : History
File Size : 65.57 MB
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This book vividly depicts Somalia from its pre-colonial period to the present day, documenting the tumultuous history of a nation that has faced many challenges.
Category: History


Author : Paul H. Freedman
ISBN : 0520254767
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 50.10 MB
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This richly illustrated book applies the discoveries of the new generation of food historians to the pleasures of dining and the culinary accomplishments of diverse civilizations, past and present. Freedman gathers essays by French, German, Belgian, American, and British historians to present a comprehensive, chronological history of taste.
Category: Cooking

The History Of Poland

Author : Mieczysław B. Biskupski
ISBN : 0313305714
Genre : History
File Size : 62.18 MB
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Provides an up-to-date history of Poland through the end of the 20th century
Category: History

The Oxford Handbook Of The History Of Nationalism

Author : John Breuilly
ISBN : 9780199209194
Genre : History
File Size : 82.15 MB
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Thirty-six essays by a team of leading scholars providing a global coverage of the history of nationalism in its different aspects - its ideas, its sentiments, and its politics.
Category: History

The History And Social Influence Of The Potato

Author : Redcliffe N. Salaman
ISBN : 0521316235
Genre : Business & Economics
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First published in 1949, this remarkable book is the culmination of a life-long study of every aspect of the potato. Dr Salaman is concerned first with the history of the potato as a member of the botanical genus Solanum, its adaptation by man as a cultivated plant, and the record of its spread throughout the world; secondly he considers the influence the potato has exerted upon the social structure and economy of different peoples at different times. The archaeological and anthropological evidence for the early significance of the potato among the peoples of Latin America is discussed in detail with numerous illustrations, but the central portion of the book is concerned with the European, and particularly the Irish evidence. Naturally the Great Hunger is the most dramatic single episode in the entire work, and Dr Salaman does full justice to his tragic theme, concluding with the observation that in Ireland 'the potato ended in wrecking both exploited and exploiter'. Elegantly written, with numerous vivid anecdotes, Salaman's History has long enjoyed the status of a classic. This revised impression, with a new introduction and emendations by Professor J. G. Hawkes, enables another generation of readers to sample what Eric Hobsbawm has referred to as 'that magnificent monument of scholarship and humanity'.
Category: Business & Economics