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Where our Food Comes From

Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine
Narrated by: Mitchell Leopard
Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
Categories: History, World
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Jailed as a scapegoat for Stalin's famines, Vavilov had traveled over five continents, collected hundreds of thousands of seeds in an effort to outline the ancient centers of agricultural diversity. Gary Paul Nabhan weaves together Vavilov's story with his own expeditions to Earth's richest agricultural landscapes and the cultures that tend them.
©2008 Island Press (P)2009 Island Press

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