[Parmentier, potatoes and American pots].

  • James P. Clement
  • Published 1995 in
    Asclepio; archivo iberoamericano de historia de…

Abstract

The discovery of new agricultural and alimentary possibilities was one of the most important motives of the numerous scientific expeditions sent to America during the XVIIIth century. Some french scientists (naturalists, medical, botanical, etc.) undertook, during the second half of the Enlightenment century, an active campaign in favor of the potato… (More)

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