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An empire of plants : people and plants that changed the world / Toby and Will Musgrave.

By: Musgrave, Toby [Author]Contributor(s): Musgrave, Will [Associated name]Material type: TextTextPublication details: London: Cassell, 2000Description: 192 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 0304354430Subject(s): Plant collectors -- History -- Europe | Plants and history | Plants, Cultivated -- History | Plants, Useful -- History | Φυτά
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Main SB71.M87 2000 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Not For Loan 003517

This book "explores the stories of seven plants - tea, tobacco, sugar, opium, quinine, cotton and rubber - whose history and cultivation changed the destinies of countries from America to China, India to Brazil."

Includes bibliography (p.188) and index.

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