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The origins of fruit & vegetables

by Roberts, Jonathan

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Universe in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fruit -- Origin,
  • Vegetables -- Origin

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references p. ([9]) and index.

    Other titlesOrigins of fruit and vegetables
    StatementJonathan Roberts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB354.5 .R63 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3958499M
    ISBN 100789306565
    LC Control Number2001094245
    OCLC/WorldCa48846565

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Accompanying this authoritative history are a wealth of illustrations, from ancient maps and Renaissance works of art to botanical illustrations and.

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Get this from a library. The origins of fruit & vegetables. [Jonathan Roberts] -- Contains Latin names of the fruits and vegetables, historical information on when the item first appeared, its country of origin, its first recorded use, and classical and Biblical literary.

Editorial Reviews. IT helps to be a history buff as well as a lover of food to appreciate The Origins of Fruit and Vegetables by Jonathan Roberts.

While any reader could enjoy the book's gorgeous color illustrations from paintings, botanical prints, photographs and ancient mosaics, Mr. Roberts's talent in explaining foods' beginnings make this elegant /5(2).

Get this from a library. Cabbages & kings: the origins of fruit & vegetables. [Jonathan Roberts] -- Cabbage and kings traces the rich history of over 40 different types of fruits and vegetables. Accompanying this authoritative history is a wealth of illustrations, from ancient maps and Renaissance.

Created Date: 5/16/ AM. for over a century. It is fruit culture that bonds humans to a particular piece of land and may be a link associated with the concept of territoriality, the development of city-states, and eventually nationhood. Information on the ancient origins of fruit culture comes from archeological remains of fruit, and from pictorial and literary evidence.

The results indicated that national diets and farm production around the world were generally composed of a large set of crops from many diverse origins.

Foreign crops (crops whose origins do not include the same region as the country) comprised % of national food supplies as a global mean, and their usage has increased in the last fifty s: Maize (corn), maygrass, and little barley.

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Illustrated history of the stories behind over 40 different types of fruit and vegetables recognised today - where they came from and .‘Fruit from the Sands’ explores the Silk Road origins of apples, tea and more A new book explains how many popular foods went global feature local varieties of fruits and vegetables that.