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Black rice [electronic resource] : the African origins of rice cultivation in the Americas / Judith A. Carney.

By: Carney, Judith Ann.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 240 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780674029217 (electronic bk.); 0674029216 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Rice -- Southern States -- History | Rice -- Africa, West -- History | Slaves -- Southern States | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- Crop Science | Rijstbouw | Slaven (arbeid) | Sklaverei | Reisanbau | Westafrika | USA -- S�udstaatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Black rice.DDC classification: 633.1/8/0975 Other classification: 15.80 | 15.85 Online resources: ebrary | EBSCOhost | Google Summary: "Through agricultural and historical evidence, [the author establishes] the independent domestication of rice in West Africa and its vital significance there for a millennium before Europeans arrived and the slave trade began."--Jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-232).

"Through agricultural and historical evidence, [the author establishes] the independent domestication of rice in West Africa and its vital significance there for a millennium before Europeans arrived and the slave trade began."--Jacket.

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Black rice by Carney, Judith Ann. ©2001
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