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Title Chilies to chocolate : food the Americas gave the world / edited by Nelson Foster & Linda S. Cordell.

Imprint Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c1992.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  641.30097 C437    ---  Available
Description xvii, 191 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-174) and index.
Contents Europeans' wary encounter with tomatoes, potatoes, and other New World Foods / A. Davidson -- The renaissance of amaranth / D. K. Early -- Vanilla : nectar of the gods / P. Rain -- Maize : Gift from America's first peoples / W. C. Galinat -- Beans of the America's / L. Kaplan and L. N. Kaplan -- The peripatetic chili pepper : diffusion of the domesticated Capsicums since Columbus / J. Andrews -- Forgotten roots of the Incas / N. Vietmeyer -- A brief history and botany of caca / J. A. West -- Quinoa's roundabout journey to world use / J. F. McCamant -- Native crops of the Americas : passing novelties or lasting contributions to diversity? / G. P. Nabhan -- Appendix : Food plants of American origin --
Subject Food crops -- America.
Food crops -- Origin.
Added Author Foster, Nelson.
Cordell, Linda S.
ISBN 0816513244 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0816513015 (acid-free paper)

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