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Maize and Grace

Africa"s Encounter with a New World Crop, 1500-2000

by James C. McCann

  • 100 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cereal crops,
  • Economic history,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • History: World,
  • Corn,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Africa,
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • History / Africa,
  • General,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7671315M
    ISBN 100674017188
    ISBN 109780674017184

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Maize and Grace is a fascinating book, and a joy to read. The book, based on painstaking research and historical data, provides a comprehensive account of how maize and humans have interacted since it was first introduced in Africa over half a millennium ago.

It is eloquently written Maize and Grace book loaded with a wealth of historical, social, cultural Cited by: Maize — Zea mays, or "corn" — arrived in Africa from the New World aroundbut has spread across the continent and become the dominant staple food in many Maize and Grace McCann explores the history of maize in Africa, with chapters that are studies of particular regions or topics but together make up a general history.

McCann begins with the biology of. Sometime around A.D., an African farmer planted a maize seed imported from the New World. That act set in motion the remarkable saga of one of the world's most influential crops--one that would transform the future of Africa and of the Atlantic world. Africa's experience with maize is distinctive but also instructive from a global perspective: experts predict that by maize.

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Maize and Grace: Africa's Encounter with a New World Crop, – by McCann, James C., Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press,xiii + pp. Maize, which was domesticated in central Mexico around BC, was brought to Africa around AD Cited by: 1. McCann, Maize and Grace One of the most notable works on the social history of maize in Africa, James McCann’s Maize and Grace: Africa’s Encounter with a New World Crop, deals with how maize has become the continent’s most important source of food as a result of the intolerant environment and rapidly changing weather patterns in the continent.

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McCann (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Sometime around A.D., an African farmer planted a maize seed imported from the New World. That act set in motion the remarkable saga of one of the world's most influential crops -- one that would transform the future of Africa and of the Atlantic world.

The recent spread of maize has been alarmingly fast, with implications largely overlooked by the media and policymakers. As a field crop produced primarily to feed livestock and chicken, maize may appear to be a far cry from being considered a "grace" to humanity as the title of the book, Maize and Grace might suggest.

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You feel the Southern Charm as you walk through our doors and are greeted with a, "Welcome to Maize n' /5(7). In this book he describes “maize’s historical encounter with the landscapes of Africa” from introduction to its current status as Africa’s dominant food crop.

Of concern also is the “implicit question” of whether the New World’s gift of this crop has. Maize and Grace: History, Corn, and Africa’s New Landscapes, – JAMES McCANN Boston University Bemba, after leaving their country to work in urban areas in the south, say they find it difficult to adjust themselves to the maize flour “mealie meal” they are given there.

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McCann. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: September 1,   James C. McCann. Maize and Grace: Africa's Encounter with a New World Crop, –Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Pp. xiii, $Author: Michael J. Watts.