CITRUS : A History

By: Laszlo, Pierre

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x, + 252pp., plus unpaginated colour plate illustrated centre section. Book clean, Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . traces the spectacular rise and spread of citrus across the globe: from Southeast Asia in 4000 BC through North Africa and the Roman Empire to early modern Spain and Portugal, whose explorers introduced the fruits to the Americas during the 1500s. Blending scientific rigor with personal curiosity, 'Citrus' ransacks over two millenium of world history, exploring the numerous roles that citrus has played in agriculture, horticulture, cooking, nutrition, religion and art - from the Jewish feast of the Tabernacles through the gardens and courts of Versailles to the canvases of Vincent van Gogh to the orange groves of southern California and the juicing industry of today . . . " Book weight approx. 430g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: CITRUS : A History

Author Name: Laszlo, Pierre

Categories: Botany/Horticulture, Science & Technology, Natural History,

Edition: Second Impression.

Publisher: United States, University of Chicago Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 0226470288

ISBN Number 13: 9780226470283

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Seller ID: 007614

Keywords: SCIENCE, HISTORY, CITRUS FRUITS, HISTORY