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The Resource The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history, Thor Hanson

The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history, Thor Hanson

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The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history
Title
The triumph of seeds
Title remainder
how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history
Statement of responsibility
Thor Hanson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a guide to seeds that explains their importance to nature and humanity, describing their role in such events as the Age of Discovery, the American Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10408886
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanson, Thor
Dewey number
581.4/67
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QK661
LC item number
.H36 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seeds
  • Seeds
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history
Label
The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history, Thor Hanson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Seed for a day -- The staff of life -- Sometimes you feel like a nut -- What the spike moss knows -- Mendel's spores -- Methuselah -- Take it to the bank -- By tooth, beak, and gnaw -- The riches of taste -- The cheeriest beans -- Death by umbrella -- Irresistible flesh -- By wind and wave
Control code
1089643
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 277 pages
Isbn
9780465055999
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014047078
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780465055999
  • (OCoLC)889733750
Label
The triumph of seeds : how grains, nuts, kernels, pulses, and pips, conquered the plant kingdom and shaped human history, Thor Hanson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Seed for a day -- The staff of life -- Sometimes you feel like a nut -- What the spike moss knows -- Mendel's spores -- Methuselah -- Take it to the bank -- By tooth, beak, and gnaw -- The riches of taste -- The cheeriest beans -- Death by umbrella -- Irresistible flesh -- By wind and wave
Control code
1089643
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxv, 277 pages
Isbn
9780465055999
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014047078
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780465055999
  • (OCoLC)889733750

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