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How Carrots Won the Trojan War

Curious (but True) Stories of Common Vegetables

by Rebecca Rupp

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Discover why Roman gladiators were massaged with onion juice before battle, how celery contributed to Casanova's conquests, how peas almost poisoned General Washington, and why some seventeenth-century turnips were considered degenerate. Rebecca Rupp tells the strange and fascinating history of 23 of the world's most popular vegetables. Gardeners, foodies, history buffs, and anyone who wants to know the secret stories concealed in a salad are sure to enjoy this delightful and informative collection.


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Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC

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  • Release date: October 11, 2011

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  • ISBN: 9781603427869
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  • ISBN: 9781603427869
  • File size: 67162 KB
  • Release date: October 11, 2011

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Discover why Roman gladiators were massaged with onion juice before battle, how celery contributed to Casanova's conquests, how peas almost poisoned General Washington, and why some seventeenth-century turnips were considered degenerate. Rebecca Rupp tells the strange and fascinating history of 23 of the world's most popular vegetables. Gardeners, foodies, history buffs, and anyone who wants to know the secret stories concealed in a salad are sure to enjoy this delightful and informative collection.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Storey Publishing, LLC

    Kindle Book
    Release date: October 11, 2011

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781603427869
    Release date: October 11, 2011

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781603427869
    File size: 4748 KB
    Release date: October 11, 2011

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781603427869
    File size: 67162 KB
    Release date: October 11, 2011

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    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
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  • Languages
    English