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The Tomato in America: Early History, Culture, and Cookery
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of South Carolina Pr
Publication date October 1, 1994
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781570030000
ISBN-10 1570030006
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.10 lbs.
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Original list price $24.95
Other format details university press
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'Serious scholarly study traces biological origins of the tomato and evolution of human attitude toward its use from preconquest western South America, the Central America isthmus, and Mexico to 16th-century Europe. Then follows path of the tomato back across the Atlantic to 19th-century US. Also identifies another possible route for the tomato from the Caribbean to southeastern US. Drawn from scientific, medical, and historical works as well as traditional cookbooks'--Handbook of Latin American Studies,v. 58.http://www.loc.gov/hlas/
Amazon.com description: Product Description: "Serious scholarly study traces biological origins of the tomato and evolution of human attitude toward its use from preconquest western South America, the Central America isthmus, and Mexico to 16th-century Europe. Then follows path of the tomato back across the Atlantic to 19th-century US. Also identifies another possible route for the tomato from the Caribbean to southeastern US. Drawn from scientific, medical, and historical works as well as traditional cookbooks"--Handbook of Latin American Studies,v. 58.

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9781570030000 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $24.95
About: 'Serious scholarly study traces biological origins of the tomato and evolution of human attitude toward its use from preconquest western South America, the Central America isthmus, and Mexico to 16th-century Europe.
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Reprint edition from Univ of Illinois Pr (October 16, 2001)
9780252070099 | details & prices | 224 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $25.00
About: From the Americas to Australasia, from northern Europe to southern Africa, the tomato tickles the world's taste buds.

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