The Resource Geopolitics and the green revolution : wheat, genes, and the cold war, John H. Perkins, (electronic resource)

Geopolitics and the green revolution : wheat, genes, and the cold war, John H. Perkins, (electronic resource)

Label
Geopolitics and the green revolution : wheat, genes, and the cold war
Title
Geopolitics and the green revolution
Title remainder
wheat, genes, and the cold war
Statement of responsibility
John H. Perkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Perkins explores why four countries each sought to develop high yielding wheat production. National security concerns and management of foreign exchange were prime motivators of the new technologies, a relationship that has not been previously developed in studies of agricultural modernization
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perkins, John H
Dewey number
  • 338.16
  • 338.16
  • 338.17311
  • 633.1109045
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
SB191.W5
LC item number
P42 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cold War
  • Green Revolution
  • National security
  • Wheat trade
  • Wheat
  • Wheat
  • Wheat
Label
Geopolitics and the green revolution : wheat, genes, and the cold war, John H. Perkins, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-324) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; 1 Political Ecology and the Yield Transformation; 2 Wheat, People, and Plant Breeding; 3 Wheat Breeding: Coalescence of a Modern Science, 1900-1959; 4 Plant Breeding in Its Institutional and Political Economic Setting, 1900-1940; 5 The Rockefeller Foundation in Mexico: The New International Politics of Plant Breeding, 1941-1945; 6 Hunger, Overpopulation, and National Security: A New Strategic Theory for Plant Breeding, 1945-1956; 7 Wheat Breeding and the Exercise of American Power, 1940-1970; 8 Wheat Breeding and the Consolidation of Indian Autonomy, 1940-1970
  • 9 Wheat Breeding and the Reconstruction of Postimperial Britain, 1935-195410 Science and the Green Revolution, 1945-1975; Epilogue; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423759553
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000363249
  • (EBL)271540
  • (OCoLC)191038268
  • (SSID)ssj0000162101
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11166949
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000162101
  • (PQKBWorkID)10200866
  • (PQKB)10924881
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4701832
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC271540
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000363249
Label
Geopolitics and the green revolution : wheat, genes, and the cold war, John H. Perkins, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-324) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; 1 Political Ecology and the Yield Transformation; 2 Wheat, People, and Plant Breeding; 3 Wheat Breeding: Coalescence of a Modern Science, 1900-1959; 4 Plant Breeding in Its Institutional and Political Economic Setting, 1900-1940; 5 The Rockefeller Foundation in Mexico: The New International Politics of Plant Breeding, 1941-1945; 6 Hunger, Overpopulation, and National Security: A New Strategic Theory for Plant Breeding, 1945-1956; 7 Wheat Breeding and the Exercise of American Power, 1940-1970; 8 Wheat Breeding and the Consolidation of Indian Autonomy, 1940-1970
  • 9 Wheat Breeding and the Reconstruction of Postimperial Britain, 1935-195410 Science and the Green Revolution, 1945-1975; Epilogue; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423759553
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000363249
  • (EBL)271540
  • (OCoLC)191038268
  • (SSID)ssj0000162101
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11166949
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000162101
  • (PQKBWorkID)10200866
  • (PQKB)10924881
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4701832
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC271540
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000363249

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