- Globalization’s Agricultural Roots: some final considerations
- Book title
- Embedding Agricultural Commodities
- Book subtitle
- Using Historical Evidence, 1840s–1940s
- Pages (from-to)
- London: Routledge
- ISBN (electronic)
- Document type
- Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG)
- Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)
- Our lives have become unimaginable without plants that at one time existed only in quite different parts of the world. Rice, maize, potatoes, tomatoes, cassava and countless other crops have spread all over the world and are important ingredients in the daily nutrition of hundreds of millions, or even billions, of people. Natural rubber enables car transport on all continents, and cotton and flax are indispensable in the textile industry.
- Final publisher version
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