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More plants that changed history

by Joan Elma Rahn

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants and history -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Plants, Cultivated -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Plants and history.,
  • Plants, Cultivated.,
  • History.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the influence papyrus and paper, rubber growing, and the tea and opium trade have had on the relationships between nations.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJoan Elma Rahn ; illustrated by the author.
    ContributionsRahn, Joan Elma, 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB71 .R25 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2858873M
    ISBN 100689310994
    LC Control Number84021563
    OCLC/WorldCa11235357

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    Charles Darwin - Charles Darwin - On the Origin of Species: England became quieter and more prosperous in the s, and by mid-decade the professionals were taking over, instituting exams and establishing a meritocracy. The changing social composition of science—typified by the rise of the freethinking biologist Thomas Henry Huxley—promised a better reception for :// In though, Robert MacArthur and E.O. Wilson published "The Theory of Island Biogeography." Their book changed the way biogeographers looked at species and made the study of the environmental features of that time important to understanding their spatial ://


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