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Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas

by Carney, Judith A.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Issue: Fall 2001
ISBN: 0674004523

Slave ships carried cargoes of culture and crop: each would make a lasting impression on the American landscape. Geographer Judith A. Carney explores African technological, social, and agriculture contributions to the New World in this interdisciplinary study of the origins of rice in the Western hemisphere.

review of Black Rice: The African Origins of Rice Cultivation in the Americas, by Carney, Judith A., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2001).