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The Sweet Potato and Oceania
Faculty Publications
  • Terence E. Hays, Rhode Island College
An Essay in Ethnobotany / Book Review
Document Type
Book Review
Department (Manual Entry)
Dept. of Anthropology
Date of Original Version

Debates about the introduction and diffusion of Ipomoea batatas in the Pacific have gone on for a century although largely without the benefit of a thorough botanical understanding of the plant. That is now provided in Yen’s monograph, which synthesizes the results and implications of his own two decades of research with the now massive literature on the subject.

Citation Information
Terence E. Hays. "The Sweet Potato and Oceania" (1979)
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