Precious Cargo: How Foods from the Americas Changed the World

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Precious Cargo tells the fascinating story of how western hemisphere foods conquered the globe and saved it from not only mass starvation, but culinary as well. Focusing heavily American foods--specifically the lowly crops that became commodities, plus one gobbling protein source, the turkey--Dewitt describes how these foreign and often suspect temptations were transported around the world, transforming cuisines and the very fabric of life on the planet. Organized thematically by foodstuff, Precious Cargo delves into ...

Precious Cargo: How Foods from the Americas Changed the World 2015, Counterpoint LLC, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9781619026025

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Precious Cargo: How Foods from the Americas Changed the World 2014, Counterpoint LLC

ISBN-13: 9781619023093

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