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Empire of Plants: People and Plants That Changed the World

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Book Description
This title explores the stories of seven plants - tea, tobacco, sugar, opium, quinine, cotton and rubber - whose discovery and cultivation changed the destinies of countries from America to China, India to Brazil. It investigates the complex legacy of trade routes overseas, the engine and imperative for colonial expansion, and shows how great fortunes were built upon a dark history of espionage, s... More
Book Information
PublisherWeidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages192
ISBN-101841882097
ISBN-13978-1841882093
Publication Date11/14/2002
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About Toby Musgrave (Author) : Toby Musgrave is a published author. Published credits of Toby Musgrave include An Empire of Plants: People and Plants That Changed the World.
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About Will Musgrave (Author) : Will Musgrave is a published author. Published credits of Will Musgrave include An Empire of Plants: People and Plants That Changed the World.
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