The Story of Corn

  • 367 pages
  • 0826335926
  • English
  • Mass Market Paperback
The Story of Corn

릊 ዙ The Story of Corn torrenting ҉ Kindle Ebook By Betty Fussell भ The Story of Corn is a unique compendium, drawing upon history and mythology, science and art, anecdote and image, personal narrative and epic to tell the extraordinary story of the grain that built the New World Corn transformed the way the entire world eats, providing a hardy, inexpensive alternative to rice or wheat and cheap fodder for livestock and finding its way into everything from explosives to embalming fluid.Betty Fussell has given us a true American saga, interweaving the histories of the indigenous peoples who first cultivated the grain and the European conquerors who appropriated and propagated it around the globe She explores corn s roles as food, fetish, crop, and commodity to those who have planted, consumed, worshiped, processed, and profited from it for seven centuries.Now available only from the University of New Mexico Press, The Story of Corn, is the winner of a Julia Child Cookbook Award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Written in a lively and nontechnical style Library Journal Fussell has clearly done a good deal of research and a lot of traveling peering over a precipice at Machu Picchu, descending into a restored ceremonial kiva of the Anasazi people in New Mexico, visiting the sole surviving corn palace from the Midwest boosters glory days of a century ago Kirkus Reviews Story Story is de website van het meest spraakmakende en geloofwaardige entertainmentblad Nederland Hier vind je al actuele relevante HLN Showbizz, lees alles over jouw favoriete vips, celebrities Bekende VlamingenBetty Fussell Wikipedia Fussell Betty Profiles Facebook View the profiles of people named Join Facebook to connect with and others you may know gives power LinkedIn professionals on LinkedIn There are Fussell, who use exchange information, ideas My Kitchen Wars by Goodreads My has ratings reviews EricW said We re all familiar Paul whose works about war its effect culture vi Cookbook Hall Fame James The recipient for s Favorite Books One Grand Books Below favorite books, available purchase as a set or individually Still Blazing Trails New York Times A visit Ms leader American food movement Doesn t Mince Words In Frank, new collection some most celebrated essays showcases travel writer tough girl philosophy Critic Maureen Corrigan calls Eat Live Love Die At , hard I d hit time began write real words, writes now in preface Eat, Live, Love, Die, her essay The Story of Corn

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