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Author Zuckerman, Jocelyn C., author.

Title Planet palm : how palm oil ended up in everything--and endangered the world / Jocelyn C. Zuckerman.

Publication Info. New York : The New Press, 2021.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    633.851 ZUC    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 335 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Oil crisis -- Unguent of empire. Goldie goes in ; the flavor of home ; The Napoleon of soap ; Playboys of the South China Sea -- Something's rotten. Silent summers ; Caravan dreams ; The world is fat ; Smog over Singapore -- Fate of a fruit. Nutella and other smears ; Fight the power -- Epilogue: Post-pandemic palm.
Summary "Jocelyn C. Zuckerman spent years traveling the globe, from Liberia to Indonesia, India to Brazil, reporting on the human and environmental impacts of this poorly understood plant. The result is Planet Palm, a riveting account blending history, science, politics, and food as seen through the people whose lives have been upended by this hidden ingredient."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Palms -- Utilization.
Palm oil.
Palm products.
ISBN 9781620975237 (hardcover)
1620975238 (hardcover)
Standard No. 40030620647

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