New Reference Book: Agriculture in History

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 13th, 2011

Agriculture in History edited by R. Kent Rasmussen, Salem, 2010.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 630.9 R18A

A three-volume set presenting articles related to food production.  Close to 200 chronologically arranged articles beginning with the 10th millennium BCE and ending with 2002 CE.  Articles are global in scope.

Examples: 1471-1493: Inca Empire Expands and Strengthens Its Economic System; 17th Century Pepper Trade Drives the Global Economy; 1894-1895: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Launch Dry Cereal Industry; October 1990, Africanized Bees Threaten U.S. Agriculture

Helpful for:  Eco-Action, Sustenance & Society, Global Studies, Humanities, Humanities V Research Paper, Humanities IV Research Paper, Social Justice Club.

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