The Story of Corn
North Point Press/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 356 pages
Now in paperback for the first time, The Story of Corn is Betty Fussell's mesmerizing account of the extraordinary grain that built the New World. In a form as uniquely hybrid as its subject, it blends history and myth, science and art, anecdote and image, personal narrative and epic to tell the story of this amazing crop and the people who for seven centuries have planted, eaten, worshipped, processed, and profited from it.
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The story of cornUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Like a modern variety of Zea mays , this book is a sophisticated hybrid, a skillful blend of history, science, art, and anthropology. Written in a lively and nontechnical style, with 150 photographs ... Read full review
Review: The Story of CornUser Review - The Hermit's - Goodreads
I got this book while visiting Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. For being such a mundane topic, corn still reigns supreme as one of the backbones of civilization alongside wheat and rice. Read full review